1. Join the Oregon Biodynamic Group.
You will receive announcements and minutes of our meetings and
conferences. To join:
- Send $10 annual dues to Oregon Biodynamic Group,
c/o Carol Ach, 44382 McKenzie Hwy, Leaburg, OR 97489
- And/or attend one of our regular meetings.
2. Join the National Association.
National Biodynamic Association
3. Read about Biodynamics.
To get a literature list, contact the Biodynamic Association above. Culture and Horticulture by Wolf Storl is an excellent introduction to Biodynamics.
4. Get on line.
- ATTRA has an extensive summary of Biodynamics.
- The fundamental text is Rudolf Steiner’s Agriculture lectures. However, these lectures are a difficult place to begin — we suggest starting with the introductory class posted here.
- Dr. Koepf’s textbook “Biodynamic Agriculture: An Introduction” is a dense, but thorough explanation of farming practices.
5. Go to school.
- Biodynamic Gardening Course, for more info contact Rudolf Steiner College, 9200 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA 95628; Tel: 916-961-8727; Fax: 916-961-8731.
- Michael Fields Agricultural Institute trains students in operating CSA farms. W2493 County Road ES East Troy, WI 53120 Phone: 262 642-3303 Fax: 262 642-4028.
- Pfieffer Center has weekend training programs. 260 Hungry Hollow Rd, Chestnut Ridge, NY Phone: (845) 352-5020×20.
6. Volunteer, apprentice, or work on a BD Farm.
See the Employment Page.
7. Join the BD Buddy system.
- Contact Heike-Marie, to find a nearby practitioner.
8. Start or join a BD study group.
9. Go do it!
To buy Biodynamic preparations contact either:
- Adam McKinley, GeerCrest Farm, 12390 Sunnyview Rd NE, Salem, OR 97317, 971-208-3909
- Josephine Porter Institute, P.O. Box 133, Woolwine, VA 24185 540-930-4463