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Chesapeake BioDynamic Network 
                                                                        (CBDN) 
The Chesapeake BioDynamic Network of Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, and West Virginia gathers for activities Saturday  June 2-10:30am-4:00pm at the Christian Community Garden Grounds next to the University of Maryland at 4221 Metzerott Rd in College Park, Maryland. CBDN concerns itself with safe sustainable ecological ethical agriculture-gardening-
landscaping. Anyone who has interest in biodynamics is warmly welcomed.
Mix and match activities according to your needs:
*We shall look over Lecture 4 of Steiner's Agriculture Course 10:30 am-12:00 -all are welcome
*Lunch together 12:00-1:00 (bring)
Then:
 Biodynamic Gardening  Workshop ($20) from 1pm-4pm with Abby Porter of the Josephine Porter Institute
 Our Workshop leader is Abby Porter who grew up on a biodynamic dairy farm with her mother, Josephine Porter who started making the biodynamic preparations after attending a Biodynamic conference in Spring Valley NY in 1947. She supplied the preparations nationally to farmers and gardeners from 1956 until her passing in 1984. Abby is currently co-editor of Josephine Porter Institute's  periodical Applied Biodynamics, and previously served on their Board.
*We will cover the use of horn silica (#501) and make pre-potentized horn silica (#501)
*We will review spring and summer biodynamic practices and how to help your garden and plants be more resilient in the face of weather extremes.
*We will empty the biodynamic barrel compost (BC) pit and share-You will also go home with a unit of BC for your home garden (bring a jar)
*We will stir and spray biodynamic preps barrel compost (BC) and/or horn manure (#500)
Amazing Biodynamic Coffee will be on sale as a fundraiser for biodynamics
Event Details
Region: 
East Coast
Type: 
Community Event
Meeting / Gathering
Location: 
Christian Community Garden Grounds College Park , MD
Date: 
Sat, 06/02/2018 -
10:30am to 4:00pm