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The Biodynamic Directory

We invite members to check it out and submit a listing by June 15, for a chance to win in our Early Bird Drawing!


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Winter/Spring 2012 Biodynamics  

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Conference Theme Announced

Registration will open 
late June. 

June 15 is the deadline for our communications survey, and we hope to hear from as many of our members and friends as possible. Please take a few minutes to read Robert Karp's letter and follow the link to the survey. 
If you've already responded, thank you! We greatly appreciate your feedback. 
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We're Looking for a Few Good Biodynamic Research Projects!                               

startsAnnouncing a Call for Pre-Proposals and Collaborators for Biodynamic Research

The Biodynamic Association is seeking creative, relevant, and innovative research projects that will advance the understanding and practice of biodynamics that we can pitch to various funders who are interested in biodynamics.
By making this Call, we hope to spark a new direction and impetus for biodynamic research through a broad idea sharing process. Read more about the Call for Pre-Proposals and CollaboratorsThis Call is one aspect of the BDA's new Biodynamic Research Development Program.
Biodynamic Directory Launched                               
The Biodynamic Directory

We warmly invite you to check out the new Biodynamic Directory
, a membership benefit designed to facilitate grassroots networking and collaboration among our members - 
whether farmers, gardeners or consumers, young or old, new or experienced with biodynamics


We hope you will take a look and list your profile now. As more members join, the search results will become richer. And if you join the Directory by June 15, you could win a free conference registration or $200 worth of books.


Find out how to submit your profile, search, and more in About the Directory. To protect your privacy, you must opt in. If you have any questions, please see About the Directory and use the Feedback Form for any additional questions or suggestions.


Not a member? You can become a member now for as little as $20 your first year, and enjoy full access to all our online member benefits: the Biodynamics journal, supplementary articles, and the Biodynamic Directory. 

New Book - New Voices    

From the Greenhorns, a non-profit organization of young farmers, comes a timely new book that gives exuberant voice to the amazing diversity of America's new farmers: their frustrations and successes, their idealism and passion, their struggles and motivations. A great source of inspiration and practical advice for new and aspiring farmers, as well as for anyone interested in sustainable food, agriculture, and communities. Come meet the courageous young farmers who might just change the world. 
See our blog for an excerpt: Why We Farm. 
This is a Staff Favorite.


$14.95, 256 pages.



For a full and current list of opportunities available, or to submit a post, please visit our forums
Farm for rent: 40 acres in NW Massachusetts, with preference given to biodynamic. 

Farmer sought: Carlton Farms in Montrose, PA seeks farmer versed in biodynamics and organics.

Biodynamic garden apprentice/manager: Love Apple Farms in Santa Cruz, CA seeks a 2-year commitment, beginning as an apprentice and growing into a paid position.
Upcoming Events

For a full list of upcoming events, or to submit an event, visit our website calendar.
May 25-28: 3rd Annual Spring Fling, Old King Farm, Benson, VT
June 2: Care of the Hive, Rudolf Steiner College, Fair Oaks, CA
June 2: The Role of the Horse in the Farm Organism, Pfeiffer Center, Chestnut Ridge, NY
June 2: How to Harvest, Make and Use the Valerian Preparation, Josephine Porter Institute, Woolwine, VA
June 9: Gardening Tips from a Biodynamic/Organic Perspective, with Jeff Poppen, Nashville, TN
June 13-17: Biodynamic Weeklong Advanced Intensive, with Harald Hoven and Cynthia Hoven, Rudolf Steiner College, Fair Oaks, CA
June 16: Making the Silica Preparation and Yarrow Preparation, Josephine Porter Institute, Woolwine, VA
June 17-19: Summer Solstice Celebration, Long Hungry Creek Farm, Red Boiling Springs, TN
June 17-23: Coming Alive to Nature: The World of Color and Light, The Nature Institute, Ghent, NY
June 21 - August 31: Sustainable/Biodynamic Beekeeping Training, Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, Floyd, VA

Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association (262) 649-9212