Supplement your learning with JPI biodynamic preparations, books, and calendars

We're happy to be partnering again this year with our sister organization, the Josephine Porter Institute for Applied Biodynamics (JPI), to provide biodynamic preparations, books, and calendars to help you take your holistic learning forward. Whether you're just getting started with biodynamics or you're looking to deep dive into advanced study and practice, JPI is here to assist you.

All conference attendees will receive a 10% discount on purchases made through JPI’s website from November 11th through the 15th. No code is needed; you can access the site from this banner to receive the discount. Be sure to check out JPI's complete offerings during the conference to accentuate your learning and deepen your knowledge.

Associative Contracts: Are you interested in creating a deeper, conscious coordination between producer and consumer by meeting everyone’s biodynamic farming and gardening needs? JPI’s 2021 Associative Contracts are now available. Find out more.

2021 Stella Natura Calendar (link is external)

Edited by Sherry Wildfeuer

Planting charts and thought-provoking essays 

2021 Maria Thun Biodynamic Almanac (link is external)

North American edition

Optimum days for sowing, pruning, and harvesting various plants and crops, as well as working with bees

Agriculture: Spiritual Foundations for the Renewal of Agriculture (link is external)

By Rudolf Steiner, translated by Catherine E. Creeger and Malcolm Gardner

Series of agriculture lectures by Steiner in 1924 that initiated the biodynamic movement

Toward Saving the Honeybee (link is external)

By Gunther Hauk

A realistic but hopeful picture for the future of honeybees, with an understanding of the colory as a complex and delicate organism

Set of Biodynamic Compost Preparations BD #502-507 (link is external)

Fermented and potentized Yarrow, Chamomile, Stinging Nettle, Oak Bark, Dandelion and Valerian toincrease the proliferation of beneficial fungi and bacteria, stabilize nitrogen, and more

Pfeiffer™ Field and Garden Spray (link is external)

Originated in the 1940s by Dr. Ehrenfried Pfeiffer to help to make biodynamics more accessible to home gardeners, conventional farmers, and composters

About JPI

Founded (link is external) in 1985 by Hugh Courtney, JPI's mission (link is external) is to heal the Earth through biodynamic preparations, research and education and to build a dynamic network so their legacy is accessible to all future generations. To fulfill this mission, they serve as a national provider of quality biodynamic preparations, as well as through the advancing of biodynamic preparation research, education, and outreach activities. In addition, JPI works to supports all farmers, gardeners, ranchers, and others in their making and use of biodynamic preparations.

We encourage you to find out more about them, subscribe to their e-news, and discover all the helpful resources on their site (such as articles and instructions on making and using the preparations (link is external)).