A few valuable resources for anyone interested in Demeter certification are:

The recently published Demeter International Vision, Mission, Principles, and Values can be downloaded here as a pdf:

DI Vision Mission Principles Values approved MA2016

A series of training materials developed by Demeter USA:


A detailed description of what it means to be Demeter-certified:



A basic guide from Demeter International on “Why Cows Have Horns”: