Biodynamic Principles and Practices
In the first meeting of the 2018 Biodynamic Series presented with Demeter USA, Thea Maria Carlson, Co-Director of the Biodynamic Association, will present an overview of Biodynamic principles and practices. This workshop is suitable for beginners, Biodynamic practitioners, and anyone interested in the study and practice of Biodynamic agriculture. Thea will cover the deep principles and innovative practices of biodynamic agriculture that can enhance the health and vitality of soil and food. She will also cover the unique and practical ways that biodynamics can be applied to grow the most nutrient-dense and vibrant food possible, build soil organic matter, revitalize landscapes, and protect the climate by bringing more carbon into the living realm.
Thea Maria Carlson is Co-Director of the Biodynamic Association, bringing vitality and renewal to the food system through regenerative agriculture. She is a leader, facilitator, educator, and farmer dedicated to building living soil, growing nutritious food, and nurturing vibrant communities. Since 2011, she has played a key role in developing the Biodynamic Association’s educational offerings, planning and implementing the biennial North American Biodynamic Conference, and exploring new ways to manage and evolve the organization. Thea earned a B.S. in Earth Systems from Stanford University, and a permaculture design certificate from Occidental Arts and Ecology Center.