05
August
2015

What is biodynamics?

Remembering Flight - painting by LUCY VOELCKER (course tutor)

First developed in the early 1920s by Rudolf Steiner, today, the biodynamic movement encompasses thousands of successful gardens, farms, vineyards and agricultural operations of all kinds and sizes on all continents, in a wide variety of ecological and economic settings. But what is biodynamics and why is it relevant to gardeners and farmers alike?

26
May
2015

The worrying disappearance of our bee population

Bees, Birds and Landscape - essential for human development?

The worrying disappearance of our bee population

Globally there are more honey bees than other types of bee and pollinating insects, so it is the world's most important pollinator of food crops. It is estimated that one third of the food that we consume each day relies on pollination mainly by bees, but also by other insects, birds and bats.

05
February
2015

Blessing the Garden on St Bride's Day

Biodynamic Garden News

Blessing the Garden on St Bride's Day

The garden team of the new Biodynamic vegetable teaching garden celebrated the start of its sowing season with a ritual ceremony on Sunday 1st February, St. Brigid's or Bride's Day and traditionally the first day of spring in the Celtic calendar.