Registration has opened
27-28 / 11/19
"New agriculture must be based on values.
It should have ecological stability. It should have an element of social justice, And it needs to be ingrained in our culture. "
S. Schneider President of the United States Biodynamic Association
The course concentrated And enriching, we packed the tools and principles Of biodynamic agriculture to give you the infrastructure for quality-oriented agriculture.
The course is suitable For farmers and gardeners who want to deepen and specialize in organic growing methods and get to know the basis for biodynamic growing and conversion to the Demter standard mark
#Development of biodynamic approach since 1924
#Shaping forces in biological processes,
# Work with biodynamic preparations,
# Astronomical sowing and planting board,
# Feeding trees
The practical part:
#Preparation and application of a concentrated compost preparation,
#Preparation and application of wood paste,
# Planning an agricultural season according to an astronomical calendar
Kibbutz Neot Smadar was established in 1989 and numbers about 300 people of all ages. The founding of the community moves with the aim of flowering the wilderness and fostering cooperation and corrected relations between human beings.
From the beginning, the kibbutz is based on organic farming and subsistence The kibbutz is spread over about 1300 dunams of date crops, grapes, olives, vegetables, orchards and pastures.
In addition to selling this fruit, the place produces products like delicacies, jams, juices, oil, health snacks, dried fruits, dairy products, cosmetics and wine.
Neot Smadar has used a variety over the years Ecological methods, with an emphasis on observing nature and paying attention to fertility and terrestrial animals.
For more information: https://neot-semadar.com
Early registration (until 1 Nov) 1,100 NIS
Regular registration: NIS 1,300
On the day of the course: NIS 1,500
The workshop includes meals in the dining room of Kibbutz Neot Smadar and accommodation in the residential complex
due in: 27-28 November 2019
Place: Neot Smadar
What do you say about the courses in biodynamic agriculture:
Dikla Zisman, class 5, environmental consultant and establishes a biodynamic farm in the Golan
"I was at a biodynamic agriculture workshop in Jordan, where I met Liron and a bunch of lovely Israeli and Jordanian farmers. On the way to the workshop I felt I had found my way and that I was going to get excited. And indeed there was, and even more. It started from a deep and spiritual place and I was looking for more practice.But very quickly I connected to the spiritual place and the practice came soon too.
Recommend to anyone, a garden farmer, and ordered to join the fascinating biodynamic journey. To understand what a land is like a child, with its own character and qualities, to give it all that is possible, from the heart and the toil and to receive its fruits. ”
Adva Manor, 1st cycle, gardener
“One of the things that was most significant to me was agriculture in community participation. Meet more people who are looking to innovate and create in the realm of consciousness and earth - yes A common denominator of human love for all who came to the meetings in the course. I met a lot of goodwill and a common concern around our and the land's nourishment made me want more of it. The experience of combining resources and amazing wealth when you meet and share a way I really got rich from everyone in his field is - and this is how I I would like to continue it - the mutual learning and the cooperation - the synergistic effect that the whole is worth more than the sum of its parts - this is in my eyes a characteristic of a livestock And also in the social economy which constitutes the biodynamic circle When every detail supports the rule. "
Talia Minster, Round 3, Community Gardens Instructor
"There is a principle in permaculture called expanding the edges because abundance is at the edges.
This course has expanded me the edges to understand the importance of each component in the ecosystem, and the interesting ways of biodynamic agriculture to support this system.
An important course for those who want to deepen their understanding of the soil and everything that affects its growth and health. ”
Biodynamics (Biodynamic agriculture) is an ecological, ethical and spiritual approach to agriculture and horticulture, which takes the principles of organic agriculture to a deeper level. Biodynamics also does not use synthetic fertilizers, herbicides or pests; But biodynamics is not only about what should not be done, but strives to establish a diverse, balanced and independent agro-ecosystem - which produces fine, nutritious and delicious food.
Biodenamics evolved from the work of the philosopher and educator Rudolf Steiner and has been active for about 91 years in all climatic regions of the world and in a variety of forms and perimeters: from the home garden to orchards, vineyards and field crops. At the basis of the approach is a deep understanding of the world of life and the forces that shape it and from this vision a variety of
Practical tools for agricultural work and gardening.