In this online course the essential aspects of the biodynamic core concept, the farm organism, will be presented and discussed. In addition to theoretical background knowledge, the course will pay special attention to presenting methods, tools and mindsets from worldwide biodynamic practice. More details can be found in the program below.
This course is designed to support people who work in the field of biodynamic agriculture in particular advisory services, training, coordination or research. As the course is practice-oriented farmers or people working in agricultural/environmental organizations are also highly welcome.
Course leader & main contributors
The course lasts four weeks, with a maximum weekly workload of 6h, of which a 3h15min face-to-face.
It is structured using various components and designed in such a way that it can easily be attended on a part-time basis. Practical exercises as well as self-study and peer group learning accompany and connect the regular live sessions during the four weeks of the course. More information will follow after registration.
Participation fee: CHF 300
Participation for middle income countries + students: CHF 120
Participation fee for low income countries and students from middle income countries: CHF 65
Required learning material
The Agriculture Course, GA 327, Rudolf Steiner, Lectures 2, 7, 8
online version (english)
Desktop, Laptop or Tablet Computer with up-to-date browser and, microphone & video camera
Zoom Application (Zoom Client for Meetings, free download: https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting)
Telegram app for in-between conversion with other students: https://telegram.org/
This course is designed to support people who work in the field of biodynamic agriculture in particular advisory services, training, coordination or research. As the course is practice-oriented farmers or people working in agricultural/environmental organizations are also highly welcome. As in-depth course it addresses mainly people who already have some previous knowledge and are connected to the organic/biodynamic movement. A basic interest in the anthroposophical background, as well as the will to explore the subject in depth, should be present.