Introductory Field Days

Introductory field days are held across the country at different times of the year.

An introductory field day is for:

  • Home Gardeners

  • Small producers

  • Farmers / producers

Topics covered include:

  • History and development of Biodynamic Farming & Growing

  • Plant feeding within nature

  • Soil cultivation to improve soil structure

  • Soil humus formation and microbial activity

  • Biodynamic plant expression

  • Using Biodynamic preparation 500

  • Prepared 500 (Podolinsky introduced: 500 plus 502-507)

  • Using Biodynamic preparation 501

  • Stirring and applying the Biodynamic preparations

  • Preparing soil to receive the  Biodynamic preparations at the most beneficial time

  • Building a B.D. compost heap and using compost preparations 502-507

  • Sheet composting and green manures

  • Using the Biodynamic Astrological sowing chart

Activities include:

  • Participatory demonstrations of stirring, spraying preparations, building a compost heap and green manuring

  • Where applicable, farm walks showing Biodynamic results and discussing practical aspects of Biodynamic farming

  • Quality Australian Demeter Biodynamic preparations are displayed

Successful completion of an introductory field day facilitates full membership of the Biodynamic Growers Australia.

Information and application forms are available on the day.


Upcoming Field Days & Events


Dates to be announced


Saturday 29th of June 2019 at Peak Crossing

Contact Dick Marriott at for registration and payment information

New South Wales
Dates to be announced

To be announced


Western Australia
To be announced


South Australia
To be announced



For sale


    30cmx30cm Storage Boxes made to BDGA specifications.
    Peat moss and jar included.
    Price: $175 plus postage.

    Contact: John McCarter: 03 52 483452