Evolving Agriculture and Food – Opening up Biodynamic Research.
Biodynamic farming is a growing movement with a high reputation among farmers and consumers. It is rooted in anthroposophy, an ontological system introduced by Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) in the early 20th century. As such, biodynamic farming has a strong spiritual component, and both processes and effects are assumed to occur not only on the physical, but also on a metaphysical level. For example, the effect of the biodynamic preparations - defined natural remedies that are considered a core element of biodynamic farming - is explained by a facilitation of cosmic forces. Physical effects of the preparations can be measured with scientific methods, but the presumed mode of effect is not comprehensible with natural sciences until now. .....
Open Agriculture, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 803–804, ISSN (Online) 2391-9531, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/opag-2019-0079.
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