Certain practices are unique to Biodynamic agriculture
as described below.
To apply biodynamic agriculture
, farmers should abide by the standards set by Demeter International Association.
There was an informational booth explaining biodynamic agriculture
, and another providing instructions for how to deal with pet waste.
No particular spiritual belief is necessary, however, to use the wisdom of biodynamic agriculture.
For those still in the Sevin Dust gardening crowd, you can still experience the benefits of biodynamic agriculture by buying biodynamic produce and supporting that way of life.
According to Muzyka, Biodynamic agriculture looks at the farm as a living organism, revitalizing the soil by utilizing the natural resources already present in the ecology of the farm.
We are delighted that Zhena's Gypsy Tea, one of the leading pioneers of the organic, Fair Trade Certified(TM) tea movement, is supporting Biodynamic agriculture by launching this wonderful line of Demeter certified teas," stated Demeter's Marketing Director Elizabeth Candelario.
All source farms must practice sustainable agriculture, biodynamic agriculture
, or other environmentally friendly growing methods that promote purity and quality, such as inter-cropping, cross crapping, and composting.
dates back to 1924, is considered the oldest comprehensive method of farming and is practiced around the world.
Today, these same vintners are espousing the virtues of varietal flavor, the unique taste of specific vineyard sites and heirloom grape types, and the long-term advantages of organic and biodynamic agriculture
Founder Samuel Kaymen, one of the country's early authorities on organic and biodynamic agriculture
, and President and CEO Gary Hirshberg, an environmental activist and noted entrepreneur, began with an organic farming school, a few Jersey cows and a great tasting yogurt recipe.