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

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

The Fellowship Of Preparation Makers Conference 2017: Cultivating And Sharing Our Perspectives Of Horn Manure, in Armow (near Kincardine) March 3-5

The Fellowship Of Preparation Makers Conference 2017: Cultivating And Sharing Our Perspectives Of Horn Manure in Armow (near Kincardine) March 3-5 The Fellowship of Preparation 2017 conference seeks to explore the practical use of BD#500, Horn Manure from experienced farmer’s perspectives. The wisdom and experience of farmers from differing regions of the continent will be … Read more

Demeter USA Co-Director Jim Fullmer at Guelph Organic Conference

Demeter USA Co-Director Jim Fullmer at Guelph Organic Conference – The Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Society of Ontario works closely with the organizers of the Guelph Organic Conference every year to offer substantive opportunities for learning, discussion, and networking on current issues in the biodynamic community. At the 2017 conference, biodynamic presenters include Cory Eichman from … Read more

New Demeter International (DI) Standards

New Demeter International (DI) Standards for production, processing, and labelling, were recently approved by the International Biodynamic Association (IBDA). These are the standards currently used by Demeter Canada for certification of biodynamic products. The standards can be downloaded with these links (“read more” to get active links): di-production-stds-demeter-biodynamic-16-e di-processing-stds-demeter-biodynamic-16-e di-labelling-stds-demeter-biodynamic-16-e Additionally, a table with the … Read more

Creating fertile soil: from nature to culture – February 1-4 2017

Creating fertile soil: from nature to culture February 1-4 2017 The Annual International Agriculture Conference of the biodynamic movement at the Goetheanum (Simultaneous translation into German, English, French, Spanish and Italian.) For thousands of years fertile soil has been the key factor underpinning cultural development. Our civilisation however is presently causing a massive loss of fertile soil through … Read more

“From burning issue to beacon of light” – Intensive study week in Swizerland

From burning issue to beacon of light Intensive study week for those carrying responsibility in the biodynamic movement  8 – 13 January 2017 The Intensive Study Week “From burning issue to beacon of light“ will take place at the Section for Agriculture at the Goetheanum in Dornach (Switzerland). The Intensive study week is a workshop for people who … Read more