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by Cuttings
17 Apr 2015, 21:14
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Manure and mysticism: Biodynamic farming turns 90
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Manure and mysticism: Biodynamic farming turns 90

http://www.dw.de/manure-and-mysticism-biodynamic-farming-turns-90/a-18389770 Since spiritually oriented biodynamic agriculture began in Germany 90 years ago, its popularity - and controversy - have spread across the globe. The method is definitely eco-friendly. But can it help feed the planet? No ch...
by Cuttings
06 Mar 2015, 13:33
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Growing **ON** the Moon
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Views: 2255

Growing **ON** the Moon

http://tinyurl.com/ly8xxpv Sarah Griffiths Nasa to grow PLANTS on the moon: Space agency will sow seeds to see if humans could one day live on Earth's neighbour Nasa plans on sowing its first seeds on the moon in 2015 by hitching a lift on commercial spacecraft the Moon Express lander The Lunar Plan...
by Cuttings
07 Nov 2014, 12:18
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Threefolding. Man and Plant
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Views: 2361

Threefolding. Man and Plant

Man’s Threefold Relationship to Plants by Mary Anne Aguonie One of the main questions that must be answered when examining the practice of following a planting calendar and using cosmic rhythms to inform one’s cultivation activities is "Why?” What are we hoping to achieve, and why is that achi...
by Cuttings
07 Nov 2014, 08:11
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Working on a biodynamic farm
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Views: 3283

Working on a biodynamic farm

Biodynamic duo: Working on a biodynamic farm Fern Verrow is a small-holding south-west of Hereford and south of Hay – about 11 miles from each – on the eastern side of the Black Mountains, with Wales just over the hillsides. It is an unspoilt area, sheep farming land that had never been sprayed or ...
by Cuttings
07 Nov 2014, 08:10
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Biodynamic winemaker's appeal against conviction
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Views: 2108

Biodynamic winemaker's appeal against conviction

http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-news/587689/activist-mep-backs-biodynamic-winemaker-s-appeal-against-conviction Activist MEP backs biodynamic winemaker's appeal against conviction Jose Bove, the European Parliament member famous for trampling GM crops, says France's court system would be guilty of...
by Cuttings
05 Nov 2014, 16:33
Forum: General
Topic: Georg Wilhelm Schmidt
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Views: 3060

Georg Wilhelm Schmidt

Googling around I found that Georg Wilhelm Schmidt is on Youtube - a 1986 recording in German. For more on the great man please see this pdf - in English
by Cuttings
22 Oct 2014, 17:00
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Treating Plants with Homeopathy
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Views: 2435

Treating Plants with Homeopathy

Treating Plants with Homeopathy After coming home from work, I went out into the garden last evening to find a yellow color spreading over the leaves on the lower branches of the tomato plants. The dreaded blight had made its first appearance of the season. In the past, I would have resorted to som...
by Cuttings
16 Oct 2014, 21:09
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: How Horns Filled with Cow parcel of defecation Affect the Way I Cook
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Views: 2433

How Horns Filled with Cow parcel of defecation Affect the Way I Cook

https://munchies.vice.com/articles/how-horns-filled-with-cow-shit-affect-the-way-i-cook Rudolf Steiner first proposed the idea of biodynamic farming to a group of concerned farmers back in 1924. His idea of treating the farm as a self-sufficient living entity still is as current as it was back then....
by Cuttings
07 Oct 2014, 13:31
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: How Biodynamic Agriculture Works
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Views: 2331

How Biodynamic Agriculture Works

http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/green-science/biodynamic-agriculture.htm Many of us have run into this dilemma while grocery shopping: Should we buy organic or not? Organic, local, natural -- the choices are tough to navigate. But that's not all. What if another option was thrown into...
by Cuttings
07 Oct 2014, 13:28
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: What is Biodynamics?
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Views: 2089

What is Biodynamics?

http://www.organicconsumers.org/biodynamics.cfm Based on An Introduction to Biodynamic Agriculture, originally published in Stella Natura 1995. What is Biodynamic agriculture? In seeking an answer let us pose the further question: Can the Earth heal itself, or has the waning of the Earths vitality g...
by Cuttings
29 Sep 2014, 14:45
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Not Just a Way of Farming, But a Way of Life
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Views: 2163

Not Just a Way of Farming, But a Way of Life

http://foodtank.com/news/2014/08/biodynamics-a-way-of-farming-a-way-of-life Biodynamic agriculture is often seen as the mystical, lesser-known cousin of organics. Biodynamic agriculture was developed during the 1920s by Rudolf Steiner. Steiner argued that spirituality lays the foundation for the ren...
by Cuttings
08 Sep 2014, 11:21
Forum: General
Topic: MSc Researching Holistic Approaches to Agroecology
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Views: 3075

MSc Researching Holistic Approaches to Agroecology

http://www.crossfieldsinstitute.com/education_and_training/msc-research-agroecology/ Masters of Science Researching Holistic Approaches to Agroecology This aims to enable students from all over the world to do supervised and supported academic and practical research in an area of own choice. With de...
by Cuttings
23 Aug 2014, 21:47
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: ... mud and a touch of magic
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Views: 2234

... mud and a touch of magic

http://tinyurl.com/qf38bpz Healing and inspiring children with animals, mud and a touch of magic The Apricot Centre in Essex is a unique project that uses organic horticulture and animal husbandry to heal, inspire and educate children from diverse backgrounds, and kindle love for the natural world, ...
by Cuttings
20 Jun 2014, 22:05
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: Moonshine and balderdash
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Views: 2312

Moonshine and balderdash

http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/lifestyle-entertainment/lifestyle/home-and-garden/10182483/Moonshine-and-balderdash Is gardening by the moon a religion Under the full moon this week, the fragile blooms of my Camellia sasanqua ‘Plantation Pink' looked eerily surreal. Call me a lunatic (you know wh...
by Cuttings
13 Jun 2014, 07:55
Forum: Scrapbook
Topic: BIODYNAMIC DAIRY FARMING: THE RISE OF ‘SMALL MILK’
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Views: 2306

BIODYNAMIC DAIRY FARMING: THE RISE OF ‘SMALL MILK’

http://www.indiefarmer.com/stories/plaw-hatch-biodynamic-dairy-farm/ In contrast to the vast US-style ‘mega dairies’ appearing in parts of the UK, one Sussex biodynamic dairy farm says small-scale milk production can work, both sustainably and economically. But does it stack up? Andrew Wasley report...