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Ecovillages: a Practical Guide to Sustainable Communities A Practical Guide to Sustainable Communities

By: BANG, JAN MARTIN

Price: $53.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2005

Seller ID: 787

ISBN: 0863154808


100 colour photographs Throughout, this book is packed with handy tips, useful insights and sage advice. Theory is brought to life in a series of striking 'Living Example' case-studies from around the world, which include Sunrise Farm Australia, Woodcrest Bruderhof New York, Camphill Solborg, Kibbutz Lotan, Findhorn Scotland, Kimberton Hills Camphill, ZEGG Germany, Wilhelmina Holland, Earthaven Ecovillage North Carolina, Twin Oaks Community Virginia, Anghieri Italy... View more info

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Wisdom of the Bees Principles for Biodynamic Beekeeping

By: BERREVOETS, ERIK

Price: $33.00

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 2010

Seller ID: 1216

ISBN: 088010709X


illustrations While the benefits of Steiner's research into agriculture and education are increasingly recognized, his research into the nature of bees has had limited impact on beekeeping practices and on our general understanding of nature. Wisdom of the Bees examines Steiner's insights and research into the nature of bees and their implications for the future of beekeeping. Today, more than eighty years after Rudolf Steiner presented his lectures on be... View more info

Soil Activator

By: BIODYNAMICS SYDNEY INC

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Biodynamics Sydney Inc:

Seller ID: 10562


Biodynamic preparation in envelope Join the growing ranks of gardeners using biodynamic preparations to safely enhance fertility in your garden soil. It will also promote a wide range of beneficial fungi and bacteria, and bring integrity, intelligence and balance to soil like. Applications include: • On bare soil to activate soil life before sowing • On crop wastes or mulch to assist in building humus • As a leaf spray or ... View more info

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Sensitive Beekeeping Practicing Vulnerability and Nonviolence with Your Backyard Beehive

By: BRESETTE-MILLS, JACK

Price: $22.99

Publisher: Lindisfarne Press:

Seller ID: 14211

ISBN: 1584209933


You might have heard that bees are in trouble. Actually, it is we who are in trouble. Honeybees are essential to the health of our planet and our food supply, and backyard beekeepers may be the answer to increasing our population of strong, healthy honeybees. We can contribute substantially as beekeepers. We can help in a thousand ways to save and increase our honeybee population while watching our gardens grow! “Sensitive Beekeeping” means many thin... View more info

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Biodynamic Growing Guide

By: BRIAN KEATS AND STEFAN MAGER

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Acariaguides Publishing:

Seller ID: 12722

ISBN: 0977577112


NEW EXPANDED EDITION! A substantial overview of biodynamic process that is reputed to produce food with maximum vitality and nutritional qualities. Initiated by the visionary Rudolf Steiner, biodynamic agriculture is now practiced around the globe. This Guide provides an essential overview of both, the practical and the esoteric aspects. Now in its third print-run. Ideal for all who wish to understand this extraordinary way of looking at the growing process.
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Muck and Mind Encountering Biodynamic Agriculture: An Alchemical Journey

By: CODE, JONATHAN

Price: $45.00

Publisher: SteinerBooks:

Seller ID: 13419

ISBN: 1584201819


A healthy culture implies a healthy agriculture. Beyond the technology and use of machines, today rapidly developing technology (i.e., "genetic engineering") extends into the realm of life, which we can, and therefore do, manipulate for the ostensibly noble purpose of feeding the people of the world. Life, however, is not mechanical. To begin to comprehend life, something is desperately needed - a fundamental shift in our approach, one that see... View more info

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Observing Nature's Secret Practical Exercises for Perceiving Soul and Spirit

By: DRUITT

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press:

Seller ID: 15299

ISBN: 1855845466


“[The student] should look at the world with keen, healthy senses and quickened power of observation, and then surrender to the feeling that arises within.... This feeling penetrates the superficial aspect of things and in so doing touches their secrets.” —Rudolf Steiner How can we progress from the ordinary, everyday vision of the senses to perception of the subtle life and spiritual forces around us—the very forces that shape nature? View more info

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Living Green Communities That Sustain

By: FOSKET, JENNIFER, MEMO, LAURA

Price: $29.90

Publisher: United States, New Society Publishers: 2009

Seller ID: 11324

ISBN: 0865716471


70 b/w illus, photos & charts This book features communities that explicitly integrate social and human factors into their design and planning, and examines the impact living in these communities has on personal health, well-being and the capacity for pursuing sustainability. It includes interviews with developers, architects and residents, highlighting personal ideals and efforts to pursue a sustainable lifestyle. The book's three parts explore: how community is c... View more info

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Metamorphosis of Plants, The

By: GOETHE, JOHANN WOLFGANG VON

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Mullumbimby, Acariaguides Publishing:

Seller ID: 12721

ISBN: 0980594804


The Metamorphosis of Plants (1790) is undoubtedly Goethe’s best known and most famous scientific work. In 123 short paragraphs the great German poet, philosopher and scientist accompanies the plant through all its outward transformations, from its development of a seed to its reformation into a seed. “If we observe all forms, especially the organic forms, we find that nothing is permanent, nothing is at rest, nothing concluded, but, on the contrary, that all ... View more info

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Metamorphosis of Plants, The

By: GOETHE, JOHANN WOLFGANG VON, MILLER, GORDON L., MILLER, GORDON L.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: United States, MIT Press Ltd: 2009

Seller ID: 10070

ISBN: 0262013096


60 colour illustrations, 3 colour illustrations, 21 black & white illustrations, 60 color photos, 3 color illus., 21 b&w illus. The Metamorphosis of Plants, published in 1790, was Goethe's first major attempt to describe what he called in a letter to a friend "the truth about the how of the organism." Inspired by the diversity of flora he found on a journey to Italy, Goethe sought a unity of form in diverse structures. He came to see in the leaf the germ of... View more info

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The Plant, Vol. 1

By: GROHMANN, GERBERT

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Bio-Dynamic Farming and Gardening Association:

Seller ID: 10079

ISBN: 093825023X


Observation of Nature's phenomena inevitably reveals great wonders. Many more, however, in the plant world, are brought to light when observation is carried out on the basis of the principle of metamorphosis, first described by Goethe. This book is a solid presentation of how the plants grow and adapt to different altitudes, latitudes and climates around the world. It contains 136 photographs and drawings that provide valuable insights into the effects of these forces. (... View more info

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The Plant, Vol. 2 Flowering Plants

By: GROHMANN, GERBERT TRANS KCASTELLIZ AND BARBARA SAUNDERS-DAVIES

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association Inc:

Seller ID: 4101

ISBN: 0938250248


Illustrated: b/w line drawings, photographs This book is the second of two volumes which together provide a comprehensive overview of plants and the plant world, drawing on the observations and ideas of Goethe and Steiner. This volume focuses on the flowering plants, and includes buttercups, lillies, grasses, carrots and mistletoe. Photographs and drawings throughout bring life to the characteristics of the different families. [When referring to this item... View more info

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Toward Saving the Honeybee Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition

By: HAUK, GUNTHER

Price: $35.00

Publisher: SteinerBooks: 2017

Edition: 2nd Revised

Seller ID: 14751

ISBN: 0997756306


Colour illustrations "In times of crisis our consciousness soars to new heights, enabling us to rise up to challenges, to take action previously not possible. An impending threat to our wellbeing wakes us up from a comfortable sleep into the reality of potential danger." —Gunther Hauk, cofounder and director of Spikenard Farm honeybee sanctuary Toward Saving the Honeybee was first published in 2002, four years before the term “Colony co... View more info

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Biodynamic, Organic, and Natural Winemaking Sustainable Viticulture and Viniculture

By: KARLSSON, BRITT AND PER

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 13415

ISBN: 1782501134


We constantly notice when we are out talking to winemakers in different wine regions that more and more producers pay attention to how what they do in the vineyard affects the environment. Many winemakers that we meet start the process of 'converting' to organic farming. There are rules for what that means—what an organic farmer can do and what is forbidden—rules that come both from public or government organizations and from private organizations. In additio... View more info

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Antipodean Astro Calendar 2014

By: KEATS, BRIAN

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Astrocalendar:

Seller ID: 12900

ISBN: 098051729X


The Astro Calendar is a wonderful resource for long range weather forecasting, sky watching and for use as a comprehensive planting guide for those interested in biodynamic practice to work with solar, lunar and planetary rhythms. It is formulated for the Southern hemisphere based on AEST. Printed on certified 100% recycled paper it consists of 32 full colour A4 pages This is the 27th edition of this annual calendar. Brian has lectured around the world and is... View more info

Antipodean Astro Calendar 2018

By: KEATS, BRIAN

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 14980

ISBN: 0992407680


31st edition, going strong, 100% certified recycled paper. Calendar of Milky Way, stars, sun, moon and planets as well as biodynamic planting rhythms and long range weather forecasting. Designed for the researcher as well as for the beginner. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 14980] View more info

Antipodean Astro Calendar 2019

By: KEATS, BRIAN

Price: $32.50

Seller ID: 15277

ISBN: 0992407699


31st edition, going strong, 100% certified recycled paper. Calendar of Milky Way, stars, sun, moon and planets as well as biodynamic planting rhythms and long range weather forecasting. Designed for the researcher as well as for the beginner. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 15277] View more info

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Developing Biodynamic Agriculture Reflections on Early Research

By: KEYSERLINGK, ADALBERT GRAF VON, MEUSS, ANNA

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Temple Lodge Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 10173

ISBN: 1902636139


39 b&w illustrations Genetic manipulation, industrial agriculture, and disregard for natural laws have all led to growing public concern over the safety of the food on our tables. As a result, there is a growing interest in organic methods of farming. Biodynamic agriculture (the method developed by Rudolf Steiner) is an extension of the organic approach that uses special preparations that enrich the soil and enliven our food by working in harmony with cosmic a... View more info

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Birth of a New Agriculture Koberwitz 1924 and the Introduction of Biodynamics

By: KEYSERLINGK, ADALBERT GRAF VON, WOOD, JOHN M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Temple Lodge Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 4040

ISBN: 1906999058


illustrations In 1924 at Koberwitz, the estate of Count and Countess Keyserlingk, Rudolf Steiner gave a key course of lectures on agriculture. At a time when industrial methods were being introduced into farming, Steiner had a radically different, evolutionary vision. Based on a revitalized relationship with nature, his approach encompassed knowledge of the cosmos, the elemental world and the Earth, and utilized special planting methods and preparations. Today biod... View more info

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Principles of Biodynamic Spray and Compost Preparations

By: KLETT, MANFRED

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2006

Seller ID: 816

ISBN: 0863155421


12 b/w illustrations A renowned biodynamic expert, Klett provides a fascinating overview of the history of agriculture, then goes on to discuss the practicalities of spray and compost preparations and the philosophy behind them. This is essential reading for any biodynamic gardener or farmer who wants to understand the background to core biodynamic techniques. It is based on keynote talks given by Manfred Klett at Biodynamic Agricultural Association conferences. View more info