Worldwide Practice of Biodynamic Preparation Work - The Case Studies

Ueli Hurter | Dr. R. Ingold | Dr. M. Kolar | J. Schönfelder | Dr. A. Sedlmayr | A. van Leewen

The eight biological-dynamic preparations belong to the central elements of Biodynamic Agriculture as constitutional remedies for the agricultural organism. They can be produced locally on the farm on its natural basis and in the process with it. However, the worldwide spread of Biodynamics implicates adjustments and individual procedures, which lead to a rich variety of making biodynamic preparations.

Fifteen views of preparation sites and people will be presented in this study-based book, with both a wealth of experience and aspects for discussing and advancing biodynamic preparation practice. Last but not least, the personal answers and examples help in the understanding of biodynamic preparations and their social anchoring.

Issued by: Section for Agriculture, Goetheanum
Paperback
Pages: 336
Price: 29 CHF + shipping costs
to order by e-mail at: Section for Agriculture: Sektion.Landwirtschaft(AT)goetheanum.ch

"Agriculture for the future"

Agriculture for the Future

Biodynamic agriculture today.
90 years since Koberwitz

Ueli Hurter (Ed.)

The «Agricultural Course» held in 1924 by Rudolf Steiner gave a new impulse for the development of agriculture: a holistic agriculture, which uses a modern approach to work directly with the life processes of nature and thus opens a new perspective on the future cultivation of the earth came into being. Since its beginnings, 90 years ago, a worldwide movement has emerged. In this book competent authors describe the development and diversity of the biodynamic agriculture movement: The historical development – The farm as an organism – Scientific research results – New methods of research – Fertilization, composting, biodynamic preparations – Landscaping – Subtropical and Tropical Agriculture – Seed breeding – Constellation research – Bees – Wine – Nutrition – Demeter, a worldwide label for biodynamic produce – Training – Social farming – Social design, land law and new forms of marketing – Outstanding examples from all continents.
The documentation provides an overview of the key ideas of biodynamic agriculture and the variety of ways in which they have developed in the worldwide biodynamic agriculture movement in the 90 years since Koberwitz.


This publication is available in german and english.
Published by the Verlag am Goetheanum.
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ISBN: 978-3-7235-1512-9

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