Learn about Biodynamics — Wherever You Are

LEARN from leading biodynamic educators

DELVE deep into the principles and philosophy of biodynamics

BUILD communities of support among peers

Become a member and save! ALL BDA members receive discounts on online courses (10% for Soil Builder level and 20% for Seed Sower level and above). You can join now for as little as $5 and receive these and other benefits immediately.

Upcoming Webinars

Microdynamics VI: Building Even Better Compost

August 13

with Stewart Lundy

Learn about a liberating and dynamic way to approach compost

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Microdynamics VII: Empowering Your Garden with Biodynamic Herbs

September 10

with Stewart Lundy

Explore the possibilities of the biodynamic herbal preparations

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Microdynamics VIII: Creating a Living Garden

October 8

with Stewart Lundy

Learn ways to better manage water, and how to make the earth more receptive to refilling with water over winter

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Recordings of Past Webinars

Microdynamics I: Planning Your Biodynamic Garden

March 31

with Stewart Lundy

Explore the biodynamic concept of the farm as a living “organism”

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Microdynamics II: Scaling Biodynamics to Fit Your Needs

April 14th

with Stewart Lundy

Discover how the heart of biodynamics is remaining “within the realm of the living”

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Microdynamics III: Planting, Tending, and Harvesting by the Moon with the Biodynamic Calendar

April 28th

with Stewart Lundy

Understand how to "read" the biodynamic calendar so you can start using it now

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Microdynamics IV: Managing Pests & Diseases with Biodynamics

May 19th

with Stewart Lundy

Learn how to prevent disease and give extra attention to the soil where plants grow

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Microdynamics V: Overcoming Weeds & Nurturing Crops

July 2

with Stewart Lundy

Explore how to manage weeds when they do arise

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Biodynamic Principles and Practices

July 21

with Thea Maria Carlson

Explore the unique and practical ways that you can apply biodynamics 

View Recording Here

Online Courses

Healing Society, Healing the Earth 

Explore a path of transformation for the individual and for society as a whole, which are critical for healing the Earth

September 14 - November 2 

With instructors, Anthony Mecca, Lisa Romero and Seth Jordan

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BDA Member Conversation Salons

Engage with the BDA, authors, and others in the biodynamic community

ALL BDA members can participate in live, interactive Learn & Grow SessionsMember Conversation Salons and Biodynamics Journal Author Conversation Salons. (Compost Maker and above also have access to Author Conversation Salon recordings.) You can join now for as little as $5 and receive these and other benefits immediately.

Other Distance-Learning Resources

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& Receive a Free Recording of Biodynamic Principles and Practices Webinar

If you'd like to learn more about biodynamics, discover job or land opportunities, or stay up to date on issues relevant to the biodynamic, organic, and regenerative agriculture communities, consider subscribing to our e-news. As a thank you, we will share a free recording of "Biodynamic Principles and Practices," recorded on August 13, 2019 with Thea Maria Carlson. This webinar explors the unique and practical ways that you can apply biodynamics 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.

BDA Biodynamic Farmer Training Program

The Biodynamic Farmer Foundation Year is a hands-on, holistic approach to farmer education.

  • Explore the practice of biodynamics with individualized support from an experienced biodynamic mentor farmer.

  • Apprentice on an established biodynamic mentor farm or implement biodynamics on the farm or garden you manage.

  • Work with a cohesive learning curriculum of short readings, experiential exercises, and lively conversation spaces.

Demeter USA: Biodynamic Farm Standard

For those farmers wanting to spend some time walking through the seven principles of the Demeter Biodynamic Farm Standard, for farm apprentices and students, or anyone for that matter who wants to learn more about what it takes to be a Demeter certified farm, Demeter USA offers comprehensive presentations on their Farmer Training page (link is external).

Triptolemos Courses for Biodynamic Understanding

Andrew and Kati Lorand created three self-paced online biodynamic courses (link is external), which challenge you to become an active participant in learning about biodynamics through texts, explanations, pictures and short audios.