Hugh Courtney: Biodynamic 2019 Fall Practicum

Hands on workshop making the 9 Biodynamic Preparations
October 29 – November 3, 2019
Earth Legacy Agriculture, 708 Bob White Rd, Woolwine, Va 24815

Premier preparation maker, Hugh Courtney will take participants through the process for making all nine of the biodynamic preparations. Participants learn how to distinguish good preparations and how & when  to stir and apply them. Lectures and discussions include where and how to obtain materials, use of the biodynamic calendar, additional ways to use the preparations, Homeopathy for the Family Farm, and BD Compost Making.

This workshop is limited to 15 participants, so register early.

Presenters: Hugh Courtney, Dr. Elisabeth Courtney, Troy Teets, Rand Carter, Lauri Wilson (Pending Stewart Lundy, Jaime Fochuk, Florence Rewinski)

The Practicum starts at 9 AM Tuesday, October 29 and ends at 5 PM Sunday, November 3.

$600 includes meals and modest lodging or camping on site. Register by October 1 with 50% deposit.

Scholarships Available

The generosity of an anonymous donor has made possible partial to full tuition scholarship assistance to farmers and gardeners seeking to expand their biodynamic practices. Tuition scholarships up to $150 for the June 22-23 workshop and up to $600 for the October 29-November 3 practicum are available.

Especially welcome to apply are experienced and new practitioners who will use knowledge gained to begin or improve preparation-making in their home communities.

Application information is available by contacting the ELA scholarship committee: or 757-378-2687; or Lauri Wilson at

The Biodynamic Association Scholarship Fund is another possible funding source: