Alcheringa, Nathalia, VIC

Event Date:

June 22, 2024

Event Time:

9:30 AM

Event Location:


Mark Petersen has been practising biodynamics since 1987, producing fresh milk from his Demeter bio-dynamic dairy farm ‘Alcheringa’ north of Melbourne in the small town of Nathalia. Mark’s passion, knowledge and the care he has for his animals, product and the Demeter Biodynamic farming method, are truly inspiring.

This event is aimed at any commercial farmer (not just dairy) interested in learning about the Australian Demeter Biodynamic method

Time: 9.30 am start until about 3.30 pm.

Bring: BYO lunch, cup (tea and coffee provided) and a camp chair

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Topics covered will include:

  • History and development of biodynamic farming and 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
  • Sheet composting and green manures

Activities include:

  • Participatory demonstrations of stirring, spraying preparations and green manuring
  • Where applicable, farm walks showing Biodynamic results and discussing practical aspects of biodynamic farming
  • Quality Australian Demeter Biodynamic preparations are displayed

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  • Nathalia
  • Nathalia
  • Victoria
  • Australia

Event Schedule Details

  • June 22, 2024 9:30 AM   -   3:30 PM
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