Biodynamic Resources

Articles and Resources

“A Better Reason to Get Up in the Morning”

A feature article on the Pfeiffer Center and its farming collaboration with the Fellowship Community, from the July 2020 issue of Organic Hudson Valley magazine: click here.

Marjorie Spock: An Unsung Hero in the Fight against DDT and in the Rise of the Modern Environmental Movement, by Sandra Postel

Marjorie Spock was a eurythmist, biodynamic gardener, friend of Ehrenfried Pfeiffer, and driving force behind Rachel Carson’s work in the earliest days of the American environmental movement. Originally published in the Nassau County Historical Society Journal, Vol. 75: click here.

The Rachel Carson Letters and the Making of “Silent Spring”

A detailed study by John Paull of the largely unacknowledged role of Marjorie Spock in the genesis of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring and modern environmentalism. Click here.

For the Earth as for Human Beings: Mac Mead on Making the Biodynamic Preparations

An interview with Mac Mead from the Fall/Winter 2019 issue of Applied Biodynamics (Josephine Porter Institute): click here.

Discover Biodynamics

A page of resources and suggestions from the Biodynamic Association.

Biodynamic Association Farmer Training Program

Learn about the Biodynamic Association’s Farmer Training program at this page.

Some Guidelines for Experimentation in Biodynamic Agriculture

By Malcolm Gardner, translator and editor of Rudolf Steiner’s agriculture lectures. Click here.

Organic and Biodynamic Management: Effects on Soil Biology

This article by L. Carpenter-Boggs and J. P. Reganold of the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at Washington State University appeared in the Soil Science Society of America Journal.

“The Missing Link between Biodynamic Agriculture and Organic Farming”

An article by anthropologist John Paull on Ehrenfried Pfeiffer’s connection with organic farming pioneer Lord Northbourne: click here.

“Celestial Gardening”

This article about the Pfeiffer Center appeared in the October/November 2010 issue of Organic Gardening magazine: click here.

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