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

Evolving Agriculture and Food: Opening up Biodynamic Research

Evolving Agriculture and Food: Opening up Biodynamic Research September 5th to 8th 2018 Dornach, Switzerland The program is now available for the first international biodynamic research conference, to be held in Dornach, Switzerland September 5-8. The Introduction to the Program states: In cooperation with its scientific partners the Section for Agriculture organises the first international conference … Read more

Musings on Biodynamic Cows, Their Horns, and the Evolution of the Earth

Musings on Biodynamic Cows, Their Horns, and the Evolution of the Earth By Jim Fullmer, Co-Director of Demeter-USA (Reprinted from the Demeter USA website, http://www.demeter-usa.org/for-farmers/for-farmers-archive/biodynamic-cows.asp) Have you ever wondered why cows have horns…?  It’s a most important question.  What happens in the places where the hooves and the horns are growing? A locality is created where … Read more

Demeter Certified Farmer Mike Lanigan interviewed for CBC

Demeter Certified Farmer Mike Lanigan interviewed for CBC (Reprinted from the November 10, 2017, Village Market Newsletter, <info@villagemarket.ca>) How long before he gets his own show? From local biodynamic farmer Mike Lanigan’s Facebook page: “Piya Chattopadhyay, CBC radio, “Out In The Open”, was just here at “The Farmouse Garden” for an interview. What a delightful … 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

SUMMERHILL PYRAMID WINERY

WELCOME TO SUMMERHILL PYRAMID WINERY IN BEAUTIFUL BRITISH COLUMBIA! We set out to make the most beautiful wines in the world; starting with organically and biodynamically grown grapes from the pristine Okanagan Valley, handling them with love and attention, allowing them to ferment naturally to retain the highest levels of antioxidants, and finishing the wines in our Pyramid Cellar built … Read more