Conference 2017: Andy Black

Biodynamics conference 2017 speaker Andy Black

There’s very little Hawke’s Bay resident and 2017 conference speaker Andy Black doesn’t know about growing veges and herbs. He’s also an expert at growing under glass. 

Conference 2017: Diane Watkin

Sydney-based Diane Watkin is the keynote speaker at this year’s conference. Here’s some information about Diane and her work.

Help!

Due to time constraints and other factors, our conference organising team is now down to just two people. This is putting huge pressure on them both.

2017 Conference

Rooftop food garden with cityscape in the background

The New Zealand Biodynamic Association’s 2017 conference will be held at Michael Park School, Ellerslie, Auckland on 19-21 May. This year’s theme is “Urban biodynamics: growing the future”.

New year, new learning!

Happy New Year! Deepen your understanding of biodynamics and its practical application in 2017 with these hands-on workshops—two in the South Island, one in the North. 

Harvests Summer 2016/17 out now!

Our Summer 2016/17 edition of Harvests is now available through selected retailers. In this issue, Anne Dodds looks at the relationship between art and gardens; David Wright contrasts and compares the scientific and philosophical worldviews behind chemical, organic… Read More

2015 Conference report

Extensive vege garden at Kath's and Bert's place, Mamaki.

“Small-scale, integrated biodynamic farming” was the theme of our 2015 Conference, held 22-24 May in Kerikeri, Northland.

1080: the Association’s view

Warning notice about 1080 drop on the West Coast of the South Island

Recently, we’ve been asked about the Association’s stance in relation to the use of 1080, particularly where its application could affect biodynamic producers and/or threaten Demeter certification.

Coromandel workshop

Peter Bacchus, life member of the NZ Biodynamic Farming & Gardening Assn

A workshop demonstrating how biodynamics can be practically used in our gardens, orchards and farms to grow strong, healthy plants and animals and high quality food, will be held on Saturday 7 February at 2628A Rings Road, Coromandel.

Otago lecture cancelled

The second in the Biodynamic Lecture Series, to have been held over 13–14 February 2015 at the Dunstan Lake Boat Club, Cromwell, Central Otago, has been cancelled.