Canterbury – 2. Friday 9 April – Pasture Management with Peter Bacchus


Understanding biodynamic preparations and their effect on pasture and plant health.

Time: 1:00-4:00pm

Little Owl Biodynamic Farm, North Canterbury – 526 Cathedral Road, Domett, Gore Bay 7383


Of interest to regenerative and conventional farmers as well as organic and biodynamic winegrowers, orchardists, lifestyle, and gardeners.

This workshop will focus on:

  • Building carbon and humus for soil fertility.
  • The right relationship of trees in landscape (Rudolf Steiner’s Agriculture Course)
  • Using biodynamic preparations to improve production, product quality, manage weeds, pest and disease.
  • Please wear suitable footwear, wet weather gear as necessary.


Peter Bacchus
Peter is a life member and a tireless educator and promoter of biodynamics. Author of Biodynamic Pasture Management. He is a former dairy farmer, former Chair of the Association. His father was a biodynamic adviser too, and his mother is a life member of the Association.

Peter has been working practically with Biodynamic agriculture for over 60 years.

During this time, he has run dairy farms, grown hothouse tomatoes, commercial herbs at Weleda and run a commercial composting operation.

He has also completed natural therapy training for human health.


This workshop is part of the Canterbury Autumn Biodynamic Festival
view all workshops here.