Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyard Retail Facility Grand Opening September 24

Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyard Retail Facility Grand Opening September 24 Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyard has practiced biodynamic viticulture in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley since 2009. Specializing in Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Riesling and other German-styled whites specifically selected for their microclimates, they create “hand-crafted, small batch wines” from Demeter certified grapes.   Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyard … Read more…

Exports of Demeter Products to China

Exports of Demeter Products to China (From Biodynamics in the World: The Newsletter of The Agricultural Section at the Goetheanum, the International Biodynamic Association (IBDA) and Demeter-International e.V., March 2017) The Chinese market is more and more interested in Demeter products, especially Demeter wines. Demeter Germany, represented by Nina Weis, took part in Prowine Shanghai in November … Read more…

Demeter Canada Partners with Ecocert Canada starting 2017 Season

Demeter Canada Partners with Ecocert Canada Starting 2017 Season     Demeter Canada is pleased to announce a partnership with Ecocert Canada to provide both client and inspection services for Demeter Canada farms and processors. Beginning with the 2017 inspection season, Ecocert Canada will be managing all Demeter Canada client files and completing all Demeter … Read more…

Earth Haven Learning Centre Presents The Esoteric Principles of Yarrow Sunday, August 20, 10am to 3pm

Earth Haven Learning Centre Presents The Esoteric Principles of Yarrow Sunday, August 20, 10am to 3pm   Jonathan Code from Crossfields Institute, Stroud, England will share his insights and observations on how esoteric principles of yarrow influence farming and gardening practices.  Jonathan will also facilitate an exploration of how biodynamic preparations are relevant in agriculture.   … Read more…

Co-creating the future: Demeter-International adopts criteria for economic cooperation

Co-creating the future: Demeter-International adopts criteria for economic cooperation In the face of current challenges in food and farming – devastating milk prices for conventional dairy farms, extreme weather events as a consequence of climate change, financial speculation on farm land – the urgent need for a paradigm change in food and farming systems becomes more and more … Read more…

Demeter International LIVESEED project

Demeter International LIVESEED project (Reprinted from “Biodynamics in the World,” 2/17) Demeter-International e.V. as a third party linked to IFOAM EU is part of a consortium that applied last year for a project under Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The project proposal LIVESEED was successful and the project will start … Read more…

International Conference for Biodynamic Fruit Growing in November 2016

International Conference for Biodynamic Fruit Growing in November 2016 The international biodynamic fruit growers’ group has been active for more than 20 years. In conversation with the Section the wish came about to organize a larger international conference in order to achieve a new step in the development of the group and also to become more international. The fruit growers’ … Read more…