biodynamic farming & gardening * soil * seeds * social justice * animal husbandry * economics * research * health & spirit * community & culture
Wednesday, Nov. 20: on-farm field days & in-depth workshops
Thursday, Nov. 21: intensives, opening keynote, & celebration
Friday, Nov. 22 - Sunday, Nov. 24: keynotes, 40+ breakout workshops, interactive conversations, music, art, & delicious local Biodynamic® and organic food
Gain Knowledge & Inspiration
From "Good Grief" to "Good Mind": Illuminating the Constellations of Reciprocal Relationship with Land, Self, and Stars
Developing Experiential Awareness of the Relationship Between the Heavens and Earth
with Michael D'Aleo
Black Faith Matters: The Spirit Ecology of African Agrarianism
with Leah Penniman
Relating Within the Being of the Farm Individuality
70+ Field Days, Pre-Conference Workshops, 3-Day Themed Workshops, and Breakout Workshops
New for 2019! 3-day experiential workshops will build on a theme and a community of relationships thorugh three morning sessions (Friday - Sunday), weaving continuity and connection into the diverse offerings of the conference.
Explore 60+ learning opportunities such as....
with Jean-Paul Courtens, Claudia Knab-Vispo, and Conrad Vispo
with John-Scott Legg, Alex Tuchman, and Sherry Wildfeuer
with Elizabeth Henderson, Joseluis Ortiz, and Steffen Schneider
with Stewart Lundy
Featuring 80+ presenters, such as....
Production Gardener at Avena Botanicals
Editor and Co-Translator of Rudolf Steiner's Spiritual Foundations for the Renewal of Agriculture
Founder of Compostas del Duero and Treasurer of Impulso Biodinamico de México
Farmer at Lost Nation Orchard and Author of The Apple Grower and The Holistic Orchard
Spanish to English interpretation and translation of select workshops will be available at the conference.
Ofreceremos interpretación de inglés a español en talleres seleccionados de la conferencia.
We are a family-friendly conference and encourage children to participate, with workshops for children ages 6-14 and childcare for children up to age 5. Check out the options in our children's program.
2019 CONFERENCE RECORDINGS
2019 conference recordings, made possible by the generous support of Connoils (link is external) and Stacy Peterson, will be available for purchase.
Connect & Share
Connect and share with the biodynamic community at exhibits, during interactive conversations, and at the research poster session.
Engage and increase your visibility with the biodynamic community while strengthening the vitality of biodynamics! Find out more here or contact Penny Molina at firstname.lastname@example.org or (262) 649-9212 x7 with questions.
Join us at the historic Sagamore Resort on beautiful Lake George in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York. The Sagamore offers a beautiful and unique setting with easy access to nature in the midst of the conference. Pre-conference field days will also take participants to farms in the Hudson Valley.
Discounted hotel rooms are available for reservation now. See our Location page for more information about how to reserve a room, as well as connect with others for room sharing (coming soon).
The Sagamore is located on the southern end of Green Island in Lake George, in the Adirondack Mountains north of Albany and near the Vermont border. The area is served by the Albany International Airport. Find out more about options for transportation on our Getting There page, as well as ride share options (coming soon).