Attending JPI’s fall workshop was an incredible experience. It was the first time I was given the opportunity to make biodynamic preparations. That opportunity helped me understand much more about preparations and why it is so important to apply them onto the land around us.
- Malaby Webster, Wisconsin
I gained insight into animal husbandry and better understanding of the role of domesticated animals on the farm. This intensive has catalyzed a renewed focus for my work as an apprentice and helped me discover new outlets of unrealized potential.
- Drew M. McCaskey
The biodynamic conference was an unforgettable experience. I have never felt so at home with so many people. It was so amazing to hear people’s stories and how they were connected to biodynamics, from ones who have never heard of the word before the conference to all the farmers I've read and heard about and always wanted to meet. The workshops and keynote speakers were excellent. I feel honored to be a part of the biodynamic movement that is truly committed to being sacred stewards of the land.
- Blaire Ladd, California
The Biodynamic Scholarship Fund is a program of the Biodynamic Association which serves farmers, aspiring farmers and others who want to learn about and develop their skills in biodynamics, but lack the financial resources to participate in the educational opportunities they wish to pursue. By offering support through the Biodynamic Scholarship Fund, the BDA helps those who are coming toward biodynamics to access high-quality education and advising, and to connect with the biodynamic community. Launched in 2010 to help farmers, aspiring farmers and others to attend our North American Biodynamic Conference, the Biodynamic Scholarship Fund has awarded over $130,000 in scholarships to more than 600 individuals to date.
- The North American Biodynamic Conference and other events organized by the Biodynamic Association
- Biodynamic workshops or coursework at participating education centers in North America
- Advising on biodynamic farming, research or farm succession planning
Who is eligible to receive a scholarship?
- Apprentices enrolled in the North American Biodynamic Apprenticeship Program
- Existing farmers
- Members of the Biodynamic Association
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