Pre-Conference | 21 - 22 September

Symposium on Biodynamic Research – the Farm Organism as a Holistic Approach?

Main Topics:
  • Biodynamic research
  • Farm organisms (ecosystem services, resilience, animals on farms)
  • Smallholder agriculture
Objectives:
  • Promote research in biodynamics and further develop biodynamic agriculture to constructively and sustainably meet the challenges of mankind;
  • Build capacities and network for biodynamic research;
  • Bring together biodynamic researchers from around the world to meet and exchange;
  • Facilitate access to biodynamic research for interested scientists from others fields;
  • Increase visibility of biodynamic research.
Expected Outcomes:
  • Network building for research on (mixed) farms and biodynamics;
  • Platform for exchange between science and practice;
  • Springboard and catalyst for new projects, such as a 2021 biodynamic research conference.
Format:
  • Day One: Lectures with presentations and workshops
  • Day Two (optional): Visit to farm in surrounding region
Key Info

Dates:
21 - 22 September 2020


Contact
Jean-Michel Florin
Section for Agriculture, Goetheanum Switzerland
jean-michel.florin@goetheanum.ch


Language:
English with French translation


Target Audiences:
Scientists;
Farmers, processors, retailers;
Consumers;
Biodynamic farmers and those interested in biodynamics;
Students and apprentices in agriculture and related fields.