We are grateful to these businesses and organizations for their generous support of our work. We encourage to you to check them out and consider supporting them.
Turtle Tree Seed grows and sells 100% Biodynamic®, organic, heirloom, open-
pollinated vegetable, herb, flower and farm seeds. We are committed to
stewarding the highest quality seeds and contributing to the health of the Earth.
Our home is Camphill Village, where people with developmental differences live
with dignity, equality, and purpose.
The Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) is a nonprofit membership organization of independent Waldorf Schools and Institutes in Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
The Association was founded in 1968 to support schools and institutes. Our vision is to strengthen and nurture Waldorf education and to advance Waldorf principles worldwide. Today there are over 900 Waldorf schools in 83 countries. In North America, there are greater than 160 member schools and 14 teacher education institutes.
Territorial Seed Company is a family owned and operated garden seed company dedicated to promoting Organic and Biodynamic growing practices through resources, education, and top-quality seed & plants. One of the few direct-to-consumer seed suppliers that grow a significant amount of their own seed and plants at their certified organic and biodynamic farm, Territorial has been producing organic seed for over 30 years, and certified biodynamic seed since 2011.
Grounded in a legacy of organic farming that dates back to 1987, Bonterra Organic Vineyards’ team is driven by a passionate belief that better wines are made from farms teeming with biodiversity and healthy soils. Today, Bonterra is the leading U.S. wine from organically farmed grapes, offering a collection of premium, flavorful California wines perfectly in tune with nature. Rounding out the Bonterra collection is a trio of sought-after single-vineyard wines from estate Biodynamic® vineyards in Mendocino County. The McNab, The Butler and The Roost wines are testament to the potential of winegrowing that seeks to draw out the ultimate expression of a vineyard site.
BioFiltro is an international wastewater solution provider with offices in the United States, New Zealand, Chile, and Peru. Our patented BIDA® System is powered by worms and microbes to remove up to 99% of contaminants in a four hour chemical free and energy efficient process with the only byproduct being worm castings. By using BioFiltro, clients repurpose waste streams into valuable revenue streams, recover natural resources and nutrients, and revitalize the environment in which they operate.
Supracor is an engineered materials manufacturer and the originator of fusion bonded honeycomb, a flexible form of aerospace honeycomb inspired by nature. The company's mission is to make products that help ensure the health and safety of people and animals. From wheelchair cushions to bumpers for amusement park rides, Supracor's products are Biomimicry At Its Best.®
Hawthorne Valley Farm is located on a 400+-acre biodynamic farm with dairy herd, small animals, vegetable gardens that serve 4 CSA groups and 5 Greenmarkets, on-site creamery, bakery, and lacto-fermented artisan food production, Hawthorne Valley includes diverse place-based learning opportunities from an early childhood through 12th grade independent day school to summer camps and afterschool programs, and ecological and social research initiatives as well as artistic studies.
Kimberton Whole Foods is a multigenerational family business that continues to grow, while maintaining a passionate commitment to integrity and sustainability in agriculture. A true friend of the farmer, the store is regularly honored for ethical business leadership and meaningful contributions to regional sustainable agriculture.
MOSES (the Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Service) offers training, information, and farmer-to-farmer support to help you grow using organic, sustainable, and biodynamic practices. Attend the annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference the last weekend in February—you’ll find plenty of opportunities to plug in, recharge, and expand your farming knowledge.
Vermont Compost Company was founded by organic crop growing professionals to meet the need for high quality composts and compost based, living soil mixes for certified organic plant production. We are committed to helping our customers produce vigorous plants with organic methods, striving to provide the best technical assistance possible to ensure your success in our products.
Lundberg Family Farms is a fourth generation family-owned and operated company. After nearly 75 years, the Lundberg family still carries on their family heritage of using eco-positive farming methods to produce wholesome, healthful rice products while improving and protecting the environment for generations to come.
High Mowing Seeds is an independent seed company offering 100% organic, non-GMO seeds. We believe a deeper understanding of how re-built food systems can support health on all levels – healthy environments, economies, communities and bodies. We believe in a hopeful and inspired view of the future based on better stewardship for our planet.
Organic Valley is a farmer-owned cooperative representing 1,850+ organic farmers in 36 U.S. states, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. Focused on its founding mission of saving family farms through organic farming, the co-op produces a wide range of organic dairy, egg, soy and produce products sold around the world.
Malibu Compost is the first producer and distributor of Certified Biodynamic compost in the country. We are led by a team of folks passionate about 3 things: stewardship of this Earth we all share, respect for its people, plants and animals, and utilizing business as a force for social change.
Founded in 1985, JPI is a national producer and distributer of biodynamic preparations serving over 2,500 customers in the past three years alone. As a nonprofit, JPI also supports the biodynamic community of North American by providing education, research, and outreach activities on the making and using of biodynamic preparations.
Coastal Roots Farm is a nonprofit community farm and education center where we nourish connections—to ourselves, our neighbors, and the land. Inspired by Jewish wisdom and centuries-old agricultural traditions, we practice sustainable farming and share our harvest with communities that lack access to healthy food. Our goal is to become a model for community farming and creative Jewish expression, both at home in Encinitas, California, and around the world.
Located in Southern Oregon’s Applegate Valley, Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden specializes in Biodynamic Rhone style wines. Estate grown and produced, Cowhorn produces notable, cool climate Viognier, Marsanne, Roussanne, Syrah and Grenache. Visit us at www.cowhornwine.com
Johnny’s Selected Seeds is a privately held, employee-owned seed producer and merchant headquartered in Winslow, Maine, USA. Founded in 1973, Johnny’s serves home gardeners and commercial growers, offering non-GMO vegetable, fruit, flower, herb, and farm seeds, as well as tools and supplies.
Established in 1982, Montinore Estate is the largest producer of certified estate wines made from Biodynamic® grapes in the country. They have been practicing Biodynamic and organic viticulture since the early 2000s, with the estate vineyard receiving Biodynamic certification in 2008. Farming over 250-acres of vineyards in the Willamette Valley in Oregon, they focus on producing superior Pinot Noirs, cool climate whites, and fascinating Italian varietals. Their goal has always been to produce wines that reflect the purest character and personality of their vines and estates, while protecting the integrity of the farm.
Weleda was founded in 1921 by Dr. Rudolf Steiner, who pioneered the Biodynamic® farming method, we have been making holistic skin care products for 90 years – in harmony with nature and the human being. Using only the purest ingredients to formulate our products, our raw materials are certified-natural by the European organization NaTrue.
Founded in 1994, Oregon’s Wild Harvest is a grower and manufacturer of organic and biodynamic herbal supplements. With the care of planet and customers at heart, we’re dedicated to growing and procuring the highest quality herbs, which are tested for purity, identity and potency, and prepared into 140+ products distributed in natural grocers nationwide and online.
Eco Terreno Wines was born from the land, cultivated by passion and fueled by dedication. Today, we’re proud to present our unique, small batch offering of meticulously crafted wines that Mark Lyon and the Alexander valley are known for. We are working towards organic and Biodynamic certification in 2017.
Andrew Beedy is an Organic and Biodynamic farming consultant providing a whole-farm, holistic approach to the design, build and management of unique farming systems and sustainable landscape design. Based out of California, all of Andrew’s projects — from large-scale commercial farms, to unique landscape gardens — are undertaken with the vision of building beautiful, long lasting, environmentally-responsible and uniquely vibrant spaces.
Pendragon Specialties is a proud supporter of the BDA providing machinery for sustainable farming including stirring machines for the unique biodynamic stirring process, ergonomic work carts that make intensive crop growing humanly sustainable, nut processing machinery, cultivating equipment and design/build services. We help farmers work better to live better.
At Benziger, we're about three things: family, great wine and healthy vineyards. For more than thirty years, we've farmed our ranch on Sonoma Mountain and searched Sonoma County for the most distinctive and expressive vineyards. Once found, we tend these sites using certified Biodynamic, organic and sustainable farming methods. The result is a portfolio of authentic and memorable wines.
Frey Vineyards is a third-generation family-owned and operated winery located at the pristine headwaters of the Russian River in Redwood Valley, Mendocino County, California.Their organic and Biodynamic farming methods encourage care for the soil, groundwater, and wildlife, promoting rich biodiversity in the vineyard. Ninety percent of our land is held as unspoiled natural habitat with a diverse mix of native plants and animals. As stewards of the land, we emphasize producing organic and Biodynamic wine of the highest quality while caring for planet and palate alike.
Yggdrasil Land Foundation’s purpose is to protect sustainable and biodynamic farmland, create land access for farmers, and cultivate agriculture-based regional economies. YLF owns land and manages conservation easements in three regions of the United States: Southeastern Wisconsin, Southern New Hampshire, and Northern California. YLF is a supporting organization to the Biodynamic Association (WI), Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (WI), and RSF Social Finance (CA). The three organizations appoint the majority of the directors, and make their respective resources available to further YLF’s mission.
Connecting mindful consumers with the biodynamic community farmers, product producers, certifiers and charitable organizations - White Leaf Provisions LLC provides conscious consumer information, beyond organic and Biodynamic® Certified products, and an online community marketplace program for producers of Biodynamic products. WLP proudly supports educational programs for tomorrow’s biodynamic farmers.
The Anthroposophical Society in America is a community of individuals supporting development, communication, and practice of Rudolf Steiner's anthroposophy, which underlies initiatives around the world like biodynamic farming and Waldorf education. At anthroposophy.org you can read being human magazine, find conferences, groups, and webinars, and explore the Rudolf Steiner Library.
Support and communicate with the growing biodynamic movement, and join us in rethinking agriculture, by becoming a committed Business & Community Partner of the Biodynamic Association.
Business & Community Partner packages are customizable and can include:
To find out more, contact Penny Molina at firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 649-9212 x7.
CONNOILS is a global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality natural, organic and nutritional Internally Stabilized Bulk Oils, Oil Powders, Softgels and Specialty Ingredients, CONNOILS is your single source supplier! We are competitively priced in key products like Borage, MCT, Evening Primrose, Rice Bran, Black Currant, Coconut and Grape Seed in both Oils & Powders. CONNOILS is working towards providing Biodynamic® products and will be looking to make connections in the biodynamic community to find resources to make this possible.
Cafe Altura, founded in 1980, is a family run business focusing on Organic, Fair trade and Biodynamic Coffees. Cafe Altura's history is tied to the first Biodynamic coffee farm in Chiapas, Mexico called La Finca Irlanda. After visiting this strictly Biodynamic Finca in the seventies, Chris Shepherd founded Cafe Altura.
Established in 1989, Crofter's has been manufacturing organic products since the beginning of the trend toward organics. Crofter's makes the best tasting, nutritious, organic fruit spreads possible with 1/3 less sugar than traditional preserves. We support your right to know what is in your food, so you can trust Crofter's to nourish your family with certified organic, Non-GMO Project Verified fruit spreads with nutritious fruit.
Yellow Barn is dedicated to biodynamic agriculture as an importer and advocate for biodynamic farming. Since 2012 Yellow Barn has been importing biodynamic pasta sauces, passatas, and concentrates from Italy. We have developed a biodynamic activity book for kids. We see biodynamic agriculture as the future of sustainability in food production.
Badger is a family run and family friendly company that makes certified organic and 100% natural personal care products ranging from lip balms to sunscreens. Badger is a New Hampshire Benefit Corporation and a certified B Corp, demonstrating its hard work to create a healthy business with ethical and charitable principles.
SteinerBooks is the publisher of the works of Rudolf Steiner, an Austrian educator, social reformer and esotericist who founded Anthroposophy. He is considered the father of Waldorf education, biodynamic agriculture, anthroposophical medicine and spiritual science. Steinerbooks also publishes the works of contemporary authors expanding on his thinking.
Uriel creates natural remedies designed for the whole human being, based on the insights of Rudolf Steiner. Uriel was founded in 1996 by Mark McKibben, R.Ph. to meet the needs of anthroposophically oriented practitioners and their patients. Located on a small farm in Wisconsin, Uriel makes remedies in small batches with great care to ensure their vitality and effectiveness, using ingredients from our biodynamic gardens and the living, breathing forces of sunrise and sunset.
Since 1950. Family Owned. Passionate About Food.
DeLallo began as an Italian market in the hardworking industrial town of Jeannette, PA, just outside of Pittsburgh. Founders George and Madeline DeLallo established their marketplace over 60 years ago. The DeLallo family is dedicated to sharing their passion for food with the community, believing each product should tell a story and deliver an authentic Italian experience.
Since 2005, Independent Natural Food Retailers Association has united natural and organic food retailers with the main goal of providing a collective voice and educating consumers on the benefits of real food. As Independents, INFRA members have the ability to represent their local communities and to work with farmers aligned with their own mission and values. INFRA looks forward to its partnership with BDA and continuing the conversation with consumers on the benefits of regenerative agriculture.
For over 30 years, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute has been a leading innovator in the movement for profitable, environmentally sound, socially responsible, and sustainable agriculture. Through research, education, advocacy and community engagement, Michael Fields helps empower farmers and consumers. We believe that responsible food and farming systems can help solve some of the most pressing environmental and societal problems of the 21st century.
RSF Social Finance offers innovative opportunities to invest, give, and get funding that generate positive social, economic, and ecological impact. Since 1984, RSF has made over $450 million in loans, grants, and investments supporting social enterprises in the areas of food & agriculture, education & the arts, and ecological stewardship.
Quantum Agriculture is devoted to global agricultural restoration, integrating biodynamics, agro-homeopathy and biological practices in forestry, grazing, dairy, grains, vegetables, fruits and aquaculture. Full spectrum problem solving from the soil up with easy to read graphs, accurate analysis and recommendations. Visit www.quantumagriculture.com for information classes, workshops, education, research, newsletters and new book, Biodynamics and Beyond from co-founders Shabari Bird and Hugh Lovel.
Located 35 miles north of New York City, The Pfeiffer Center practices, teaches and promotes biodynamics, a spiritually based approach to working toward the renewal of agriculture. Our research and our educational programs are based on the practical work of creating a farm individuality in a suburban setting, working toward the biodynamic ideal of reuniting culture and agriculture.
For nearly 50 years, Dr. Hauschka Skin Care has remained committed to health and sustainability. Dr. Hauschka products are formulated from the highest quality organic, Biodynamic and ethically wild-harvested ingredients, sourced from the company’s own Biodynamic gardens and independent growers the world over.