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Biodynamic Promoters

Australian BDA, The Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association in Australia: products, education & services for sustainable organic agriculture.

The Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association (BDA), our parent organization, was formed in 1938 in order to foster, guide, and safeguard the Biodynamic method of agriculture. The activities of the Association include: conferences, workshops, and seminars research publishing and distributing literature advising farmers and gardeners. The Association also publishes BIODYNAMICS, America’s oldest ecological farming and gardening magazine.

C-Dar Biodynamic Society offers workshops, short courses, apprenticeships in British Columbia.

The Demeter Association certifies farms as Biodynamic.

Garuda Consultants Glen Atkinson is a New Zealand practitioner with a focus toward developing Steiner’s Biodynamic agriculture and medical indications. This has lead to many practical activities, from an astrological and biodynamic horticultural consulting business, to a homeopathic essences system used to bring out the best in both people and plants.

The Josephine Porter Institute for Applied Biodynamics distributes the preparations and sells a variety of related literature. Publishes quarterly newsletter Applied

New Zealand BDA provides a newsletter, planting calendar and other information to members.

The Pfeiffer Center, Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 offers training and classes in Biodynamic topics.

Portland Anthroposophic Branch has local lectures and events related to Steiner studies.


Weston A. Price Foundation for nutrition sponsors Sally Fallon’s work on the importance of vital foods and diet. In her book, Norishing Traditions, Sally recommends natural animal fats and avoiding processed foods. The site also provides information on lacto-fermentation, a traditional method of food preservation.

Woods End Lab Testing and research consultants specializing in the examination of biodynamic composting and the development of healthy farm systems.

Support Local Biodynamic Farms!

Seven Seeds Farm, 3220 East Fork Rd., Williams, OR 97544 (541)846-9233 in the Siskiyou mountains grows Demeter certified biodynamic seeds, fruits and vegetables, as well as offering workshops and consulting services.

Wintergreen Farm, 89762 Poodle Creek Road, Noti, Or 97461, 541-935-1920. Tilth-certified farm and CSA in Noti, near Eugene.

Leaburg Farms welcomes Agroforestry students and visitors with training in biodynamic farming, natural forestry and building. 44382 McKenzie Hwy, Leaburg, OR 97489, 541-896-3928.

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