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Transforming land ownership

The 11th annual Oxford Real Farming Conference took place on 8th and 9th January. Both the Biodynamic Land Trust and the Biodynamic Association were represented among the hundreds of participants. The conference highlighted that radical changes are needed to our food and farming system to meet the many challenges the world faces. A packed programme […]

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Solstice reflections

As we approach the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year and the longest night, it is a good time to pause and reflect. The Solstice also marks the turning of the year, a rebirth, the return of the light and lengthening days. In addition to looking back, we can therefore also look forward. […]

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Starting farming

The Biodynamic Land Trust AGM took place in October at Hawkwood College attended by Land Trust members and supporters. Following the formal business, the open discussion which followed raised a number of points. One of these was the apparent shortage of suitable candidates wanting to work on the land being experienced both within the biodynamic movement […]

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The State of Nature

The latest report on the state of the UK’s Nature shows that 41% of species have declined in abundance since 1970. State of Nature 2019, following previous reports in 2013 and 2016, produced by a partnership of conservation NGOs, research institutes, UK and national governments and thousands of volunteers, highlights that 15% of species are […]

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Invitation to our 2019 AGM

This year’s Annual General Meeting of the Biodynamic Land Trust will be held on Saturday 12th October at Hawkwood College, Stroud from 11.30 am to 1pm. All are welcome to attend, not just members. The event will include a discussion time, after the official matters of the AGM, to share reflections and updates on how our […]

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