Contemplating 500 and 501
Who has not enjoyed gathering together to stir and spread 500 on a farm in the afternoon?
The Compost Preparations and the Individuality of the Farm Organism
Working with the compost preparations, whether placing them within a freshly built compost heap, or participating in their making, is an essential part of biodynamics, and yet they remain deeply mysterious.
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Approaching the Compost Preparations
What are some of the broad ideas from Rudolf Steiner’s Spiritual Science that can help us to begin to approach the compost preparations with understanding?
The Evolutionary Stages of the Earth and Biodynamics
Rudolf Steiner’s cosmological picture of the evolutionary stages of the Earth as a key to understanding the Agriculture Course.
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Sulphur and Protein
Rudolf Steiner uses the poetic picture that the spirit “moistens its fingers with sulphur” when working into the substances of the earth. How does sulphur work in this process of bringing material elements into the realm of life?