The Biodynamic Association awakens and enlivens co-creative relationships between humans and the earth, transforming the practice and culture of agriculture to renew the vitality of the earth, the integrity of our food, and the health and wholeness of our communities.
The North American Biodynamic Apprenticeship Program (NABDAP) is a two-year beginning farmer training program, helping the next generation of farmers develop the skills and knowledge they need to build successful organic and biodynamic farms.
Hundreds of farmers, gardeners, educators, and food lovers gather every other year for the North American Biodynamic Conference. Experience dynamic keynote presentations, information and practical workshops from leading farmers and educators, on-farm field days, community building, exhibitors, festive music, film screenings, and locally sourced biodynamic and organic foods.
November 16-20, 2016 in Santa Fe, NM
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 animals, farming for health, composting, or pollinators.
Online access for the most recent four issues, plus supplementary materials, is available to BDA members.
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Philip Lyvers runs Lyvers Farm, Inc., a large-scale grain and hog operation in Loretto, Kentucky. Lyvers Farm is an operation of conventional design and size, implementing biodynamic and organic practices for 10 years. Philip has operated the family farm for 39 years, including wildlife and woodland management with tree planting and forestry improvements on over 2,000 acres. He has gardened and homesteaded his entire life.