A pre-conference workshop will be held on Friday, 26th April – Introduction to Biodynamics with Rachel Pomeroy.
Conference programme may be subject to change.
Registrations open until 14th April.
|8:00 pm||Gill Bacchus - biodynamic nutrition|
|8:00 am||Singing (optional)|
|8.30 am||Introduction and welcome|
|8:45 am||Ron Mclean - William Albrecht's work: Mineral Agriculture|
|9:30 am||Cherryle Prew - Elaine Ingham's work: biological agriculture|
|10:15 am||Morning tea|
|10.45 am||John King - Alan Savory's work: holistic agriculture|
|11:30 am||Glen Atkinson - Rudolf Steiner's work - biodynamics|
|12:15 pm||Biodynamics New Zealand AGM|
For the children there will be activities at the camp which include seed sowing, bug finding, shape and colour observations. For the adults the afternoon session will be held at Chaos Springs, 131 Deam Road, Waihi at 2:00 pm. There will be a number of things to look at.
|=||Horticulture: Jenny's garden and orchard, and biodynamic management and system|
|=||Animal Grazing: looking at soil, pasture and animals|
|=||Creating on farm fertility: compost, plant extracts etc|
|=||Trees in the landscape: tour of native and forestry plantings|
7:00 pm – The conference dinner will be held at the camp.
|6:00 am||Rachel Pomeroy - star gazing|
|9:00 am||Discussion on dealing with drought|