Bear River Farms Workshop on Agriculture Lectures

Dear Friends of Bear River Farms, In the early 1920’s, agriculture was gripped by clearly visible changes. The orientation towards technology, science and profit-making became dominant and was leading progressively towards a non-distinction between agriculture and industry. Many farmers in Europe inwardly faced this development with great concern and growing doubts. A group of farmers pressed Rudolf Steiner for advice … Read more

Reports from the 2018 Research and 2019 Section Conferences Available

Reprinted from Biodynamics in the World Newsletter August 2019: The Conference Contributions of the 1st. International Biodynamic Research Conference 2018 have been published Biodynamic research is carried out in every agricultural field and in many places around the world. It makes use of a broad range of methods and links to various other research areas … Read more

Bear River Farms in Nova Scotia offers 4-day Esoteric Science Intensive November 7-11

Dear Friends of Anthroposophy, A number of people have requested that a shorter, even more intense, version of our “Esoteric Science” Seminar be offered.We feel honored to now host this four-day workshop on Remembrance Day Weekend, – in which we will focus on Chapter 4, “The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man”.  For details please find … Read more

DI working with International Agriculture Section to develop advisory process

(Reprinted from “Biodynamics in the World,” April 2019) In view of the growing biodynamic market and the increased demand for farm conversion, the advisory role is becoming increasingly important. The Section is therefore working in partnership with Demeter International on a development project with the aim of promoting trusted and high quality advisory work. This … Read more

See who’s certified by Demeter Canada for 2019

The following operations have successfully completed the certification process through Demeter Canada for the 2019 season. Please check out their websites, look for their products, and say, “thank you!” More information about many of these producers can be found on this website’s “Farms and Farmers”page: A Anne Roussel 730 Rang Chartier, Mont-Saint-Gregoire, PQ. J0J … Read more

2019 International Conference “Land and Economy: Agriculture Between the Farm and the World”

Land and Economy: Agriculture Between the Farm and the World Annual International Conference of the biodynamic movement 6th to 9th February 2019 at the Goetheanum, Dornach, Switzerland Flyer as PDF Farming works directly with nature, it is true primary production and therefore a starting point for all value creation. It therefore has a hard time … Read more