Biodynamic farming and the soil

Biodynamic agriculture evolved in the 1920's when the problem of diminishing fertility and vitality of crops and livestock was first recognised as a result of the introduction of new methods of farming at that time. It is based on a series of lectures given by Rudolf Steiner.

It includes the principle that the farm is seen ideally as a self-contained organism, taking care of the health and vitality of soil, crops, livestock and farmer. This approach was later to become the foundation for organic farming. It also includes the use of lunar and planetary rhythms, biodynamic compost and spray preparations. For more information about biodynamic farming and growing and Demeter certification go to

It is against the law to sell anything as Organic unless it is certified and has a producer number. We are certified by the Biodynamic Association (Demeter). This means that the customer has a guarantee for the food they are buying from us.

To download a copy of our certificate please click here


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