December 12, 2010
Biodynamic agriculture looks at the soil and the farm as a living organism. Developed by Rudolf Steiner, it is regarded as the first modern ecological farming system and one of the most sustainable. The goal is to balance holistic development and the interrelationship of the soil, plants, and animals.
Beyond that, biodynamic agriculture is a way of living, working and relating to nature and the vocations of agriculture based on good common-sense practices, a consciousness of the uniqueness of each landscape, and the inner development of each and every practitioner.
Some of the research and education at Michael Fields is conducted in biodynamic systems. For more information on biodynamic agriculture, visit the Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association.