This is a practical little guide for biodynamic farmers, which comes from the wisdom and practical work of one the most experienced practitioners of biodynamics. The chapters cover all aspects of husbandry, including preparations, soil cultivation, crop and field rotations, approaches to grassland, growing vegetables, and looking after cattle, sheep, pigs and chickens. Throughout, Katherine Castelliz's knowledge and advice are impeccable and well-researched and will serve as an inspiration to those working in biodynamic agriculture.
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(215mm x 150mm x 11mm)
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Author Biography - Katherine Castelliz
Katherine Castelliz was born in 1909 in Vienna. During the Second World War, she worked in Switzerland before coming to Britain in 1948 to work for Weleda and Camphill. She managed Tablehurst Farm, a mixed biodynamic farm at Emerson College, for many years, then spent the last years of her life in Wales. She was the Chair of the Experimental Circle of the Biodynamic Agricultural Association.