Biodynamic Agricultural Association Southern Africa

Books
Recommended reading and books available for sale

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SACRED AGRICULTURE

DENNIS KLOCEK

Dennis Klocek explores the essence of biodynamic agriculture, in particular the nature of inner development needed to utilize such methods effectively

R680

20% discount for BDAASA Members

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GROWING BIODYNAMIC CROPS

Friedrich Sattler and Eckard von Wistinghausen

This book focuses in depth on one aspect of biodynamic farming: growing crops. This is a comprehensive overview of crops and cropping for biodynamic farmers, written by experts in their field.

R380

20% discount for BDAASA Members

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NATURAL WINE

Isabelle Legeron

Isabelle, who campaigns for natural wine around the world and runs the hugely successful RAW wine fairs in London, Berlin, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and Montreal, reveals why the finest, most authentic wines are those made naturally.  If you care about what's in your glass,  or are keen to support small-scale producers, then you need to know more about natural wine, and where to find it.

R650

20% discount for BDAASA Members

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COSMOS, EARTH AND NUTRITION

Richard Thornton Smith 

In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in organic and biodynamic produce. Although once considered marginal and “alternative,” growing concerns about the environment, health, food quality, and animal welfare have brought organic and biodynamic agriculture into mainstream consciousness.

R450

20% discount for BDAASA Members

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Pierre Masson

For anyone already practicing, or turning to, biodynamic gardening and farming methods, numerous detailed questions arise, this book helps.

Although the technical aspects of biodynamic growing are exhaustively covered, the author also considers the human qualities necessary for this kind of agriculture to succeed.

This is an invaluable guide for all biodynamic growers to have to hand daily.

R650

20% discount for BDAASA Members

A BIODYNAMIC MANUAL

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Biodynamic Beekeeping

MATTHIAS THUN

Modern beekeeping, influenced by new technologies and breeding methods, has increased honey production but left bee colonies weak and vulnerable to disease. With the alarming decline of the bee population raising concerns about an impending ecological crisis, many beekeepers are seeking a more sustainable way of caring for bees. Biodynamic Beekeeping is the first book to offer practical instruction on caring for bees using biodynamic theories and methods.

R550

20% discount for BDAASA Members

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WOLF D STORL

With interest in natural, sustainable, organic and local food at an all-time high, people are looking beyond their farmers markets and CSA cooperatives to hyperlocal ways of growing healthy, delicious produce in urban gardens and their own backyards. Culture and Horticulture details time-tested methods that are as effective today as they were hundreds of years ago. 

R560

20% discount for BDAASA Members

CULTURE AND HORTICULTURE

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Erik Berrevoets

Today, more than eighty years after Rudolf Steiner presented his lectures on bees, we are confronted with a serious decline of honeybees around the world. This fact alone justifies Wisdom of the Bees, a practical and timely introduction to biodynamic beekeeping. 

Erik Berrevoets revisits those seminal lectures and reexamines Steiner’s observations and insights in the context of today’s dire situation and provides practical advice for modern beekeeping practices.

Wisdom of the Bees is an accessible and essential introduction to the urgent subject of holistic beekeeping practices.

R470

20% discount for BDAASA Members

WISDOM OF THE BEES

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PETER PROCTOR

The essential guide to using biodynamics in your home garden by one of the world's masters. 

R490

20% discount for BDAASA Members

BIODYNAMICS FOR THE HOME GARDEN

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The Biodynamic Planting Calendar for the Southern Hemisphere can be ordered from the  BDAASA office info@bdaasa.org.za

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RUDOLF STEINER

This is one of Steiner's most popular lecture courses. He presents an extraordinary panorama of spiritual knowledge that focuses on the human being as a microcosm containing all the laws and secrets of the cosmos.

R460

20% discount for BDAASA Members

HARMONY OF THE CREATIVE WORD

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JEAN MICHEL FLORIN

Wine growers are converting to biodynamic viniculture in record numbers. Some of the world's best wines are now biodynamic.
At its heart, biodynamic viniculture is about understanding the nature of vines and their relationship to the environment. This beautifully illustrated and informative book will be of interest to current biodynamic wine growers and those considering converting to biodynamic methods.

R620

20% discount for BDAASA Members

BIODYNAMIC WINE GROWING

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 Ehrenfried E. Pfeiffer, Michael Maltas 

This book brings together the best advice for cultivating fruit trees, berries and shrubs using biodynamic methods, with the aim of harvesting healthy fruit free of pesticides.

This is an invaluable book with practical advice on all aspects of planning and maintaining a healthy orchard.

THE BIODYNAMIC ORCHARD

R380

20% discount for BDAASA Members

Preparations







The Biodynamic Preparations are available from Bloublommetjieskloof Demeter Farm.
for further information and to order please contact wendy@bloublommetjieskloof.com

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