Beth Hoinacki, a member of the Demeter USA Board of Directors and farmer at Goodfoot Farm in Oregon, shares what is inspiring about biodynamics and the potential through unification of Demeter and the Biodynamic Association.
By Seth Jordan: When we look to Rudolf Steiner’s work for help in social and societal transformation, we find that his focus in this work is primarily on society itself — understanding the living, dynamic lawfulness of the “social organism.”
By Claudia J. Ford: Through the practices of biodynamic agriculture, we are encouraged to experience and substantiate our spiritual insights in the quality of our soil, the chemistry of our compost, the health of our animals, the taste of our foods and wines, and the healing properties of our sacred medicinal plants. For these reasons I thankfully renew my membership in the Biodynamic Association, and I urge others to join me.
By Maria Grusauskas: The sun breaks through the coastal fog around 10:30 a.m., and the rows of herbs growing at Blossoms Farm are suddenly drenched in golden heat. Blossom's, an herb farm in Corralitos, California, is complete with pigs, Scottish highland cows, chickens, ducks, a compost (the digestive system of the farm), and a “skin” around its perimeter of oaks and eucalyptus.