Jean-David Derreumaux has been involved with biodynamic farming for over 30 years in France and in the United States. He has been farming in Camphill Copake in New York, where in 1997 he started the Healing Plant Garden, "an acre of medicinal plants of all kind inviting to people of all kinds." For the last 7 years he has been working at The Center for Discovery (an organization caring for medically fragile individuals or those with autism) in Harris, New York, creating a number of healing gardens and co-guiding the biodynamic farm.