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Biodynamics Journal

Biodynamics has a long history (since 1941) as one of the preeminent publications on biodynamic farming and gardening in the world. A benefit of membership in the Biodynamic Association, each issue provides a thoughtful collection of articles centered on a theme such as spirit of place, farming and health, composting, or pollinators.

Online access for the most recent four issues, plus supplementary materials, is available to BDA members. Join our vibrant community of biodynamic farmers and gardeners and enjoy immediate access.

Fall/Winter 2016 Issue on "The Earth as a Living Organism"

Available Online in Early January


Who Owns the Land?

And Why Does It Matter?

Spring/Summer 2016 Biodynamics 


The Spring/Summer 2016 is now available online for members. Full and Supporter members will receive the print copy by mail in June. 

Join any time to read the current and most recent issues on this page, as well as selected theme-related articles from our archives. 


Advertising & Editorial Submissions

For information on submitting articles or photographs and advertising, please visit our Journal Submissions page.

Membership Questions

If you have questions about your membership status, would like to change your mailing address or other information, or did not receive an issue, please contact Anna Emrick at members@biodynamics.com or (262) 649-9212 x2. If you're having trouble accessing your online benefits, please see our For Members page.


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Fall 2014:

Creating Health

Become a member and help support our education, research, and community building programs.

Join for as little as $20 and receive online access to Biodynamics, supplemental articles, selected conference workshop materials, and the Biodynamic Directory, plus discounts on events we host!


Spring 2014:

The Art of Composting


  • "Nature's Compost," by Henry Baldwin, from Biodynamics Winter 1949
  • "So You Want to Make a Compost Pile," by Peter Escher, from Biodynamics Spring 1957
  • "Anima Mundi," 2007 Biodynamic Conference Keynote, by Alan York, from Biodynamics Summer/Fall 2007

Spring 2015:

Who Are the Animals?

Supplemental articles:

  • Integrating Animal Husbandry in Sustainable Low Impact Farming
  • Letting Animals Do the Work
  • Understanding the Cow: Aspects Relating to the Nature of the Bovine Animal
  • My Way to Look at Chickens

BDA Newsletters

A supplement to the Biodynamics journal

Publicly available

Summer/Fall 2016

Summer 2015

Winter/Spring 2015

Summer/Fall 2014