The Biodynamic Association awakens and enlivens co-creative relationships between humans and the earth, transforming the practice and culture of agriculture to renew the vitality of the earth, the integrity of our food, and the health and wholeness of our communities.

JOIN

The Biodynamic Association is a membership organization open to anyone.

Be part of the growing biodynamic community, get access to the Biodynamics journal and many other benefits, and help us make transformative change in the world by becoming a member.

EXPLORE

Biodynamics is a holistic, ecological, and ethical approach to farming, gardening, food, and nutrition. 

Learn about biodynamic principles and practices, see examples of vibrant farms and gardens, and explore biodynamic education opportunities.

CONNECT

Connect with your biodynamic community through the Biodynamic Association.

Discover upcoming events; find local and regional biodynamic groups; browse job, apprenticeship, and land opportunities; and much more.

About Our Work

The Biodynamic Association (BDA) is a participatory, membership-based nonprofit organization that works to nurture the North American biodynamic movement as a diverse, collaborative, and thriving ecosystem. We help thousands of new people understand and practice biodynamics, bringing health to the land and vitality to the food system, and build bridges and partnerships to deepen and evolve the movement toward regenerative agriculture and social justice.

Learn, Discuss, and Build Community at the 2018 Biodynamic Conference

Join us for the 2018 North American Biodynamic Conference, Transforming the Heart of Agriculture, from November 14-18 in Portland, Oregon. Five days of programming will include field days at local farms and vineyards, inspiring and thought-provoking keynotes, hands-on workshops for beginners and experienced practitioners, delicious local and Biodynamic food and wine, artistic and cultural activities, facilitated conversations, and many new connections. 

Gather, share, question, and explore together with 700-1000 farmers, gardeners, vintners, entrepreneurs, educators, researchers, activists, and enthusiasts from the region, across North America, and around the world.

Biodynamics in India: SARG Biodynamic Preparation Making and Training Center

By Thea Maria Carlson: On the last day of my two-week biodynamic journey in India, I ventured with several dozen others from around the world into the mountains of Northern India to SARG Vikas Samiti.

Posted on May 22, 2018

Compost and Biography

By Susan Kurz: Biography work is a little like making compost.

Posted on Apr 17, 2018

Creating an Ecosystem of Faiths for the Future of the Earth

By Robert Karp: Reflecting on a remarkable gathering of faith and sustainable agriculture leaders at FaithLands and the creation of an "ecosystem of faiths."

Posted on Apr 4, 2018

Crisis as Blessing

By Karen Davis-Brown: An interview with biodynamic beekeeper Gunther Hauk about his work, Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, and the new edition of Toward Saving the Honeybee.

Posted on Mar 27, 2018

Organics, Hydroponics — and Biodynamics

By Bill Day: The controversy around organic hydroponics and aquaponics, and the promise of soil-based Biodynamic® farming.

Posted on Feb 27, 2018

A Transformative Experience at School for the Practical and Sacred—A Place of Joy

By Barbara M.V. Scott: Exploring a new type of mentorship at the School for the Practical and Sacred—A Place of Joy.

Posted on Feb 12, 2018

Thank You to Our Business & Community Partners

We are grateful to these businesses and organizations for their generous support of our work. We encourage to you to check out the full list and consider supporting them.

 

Join Us as a Business & Community Partner

Reach and support thousands of people interested in biodynamics and regenerative agriculture by becoming a committed Business & Community Partner of the Biodynamic Association. To find out more, contact Penny Molina at penny@biodynamics.com(link sends e-mail) or (262) 649-9212 x7.

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