Nationwide Biodynamic Field Preparation Stir

You can’t get more organic than biodynamic!

We want to cause a stir!

Enjoy yourself during New Zealand’s largest annual celebration of all things organic – Organic Week Aotearoa. This is a week of festivities showcasing the best of New Zealand’s organic practices.

As a potent Earth Healer and World Energiser

get stirring between the 11th and 19th of September 2021

Gather friends and family, join an established group, or simply stir and spread biodynamic 500 Horn Manure Preparation, 501 Horn Silica Preparation, or Cow Pat Pit (CPP) yourself, as part of this collaborative initiative. Members of Biodynamics New Zealand can order preparations by contacting or logging in to the Members Section on the website to buy through the shop. Preparations must be ordered before 30th August 2021 at the latest for you to receive them in time.

Members can also request a regional group ‘What’s Stirring’ pack which comprises complimentary brochures outlining the what, why and how of biodynamics plus membership forms, and copies of Harvests magazines to introduce friends and family to biodynamics. To request a pack either mention this when you order preparations or send a separate email to

Information on stirring and applying the field preparations can be found here, or download the printable pdf.

Get creative and organise or host an individual or regional group event in your area. Register your event with Biodynamics New Zealand by completing the form below. Check out the list below for events already happening. You can also register your event with Organic Week Aotearoa. If you would like to be involved in an existing regional group, please contact Su Hoskin, our Education Co-ordinator on who will match you up with participating groups in your area.

Dependent on Lockdown Levels – Biodynamic Stir Events happening in your area (please contact event organiser if you would like to join an existing event):

16th September – Mangawhai: 28 Molesworth Drive, stirring 500 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, bring a glass container to take some stirred 500 home, koha appreciated, email

17th September – Blenheim: Churton, 91 Waihopai Valley, stirring 500 from 12:30 pm, email

18th September – Hawea: Hawea Food Forest & Allotments, Domain Road, stir and spread 500 horn manure at 3:00 pm, bring a 1-2 litre container to take some home, email

18th September – Bendigo: Bendigo Loop Road, raising horns 8:30 am, weather dependent will be a 500 application, email

Rotorua: postponed until Level 1, email for further information