Welcome to the Josephine Porter Institute!

Founded in 1985, JPI is a national producer and distributer of biodynamic preparations – the enlivening forces that work dynamically within the soil, compost, and plants to ultimately provide us with healthier foods, healthier bodies, and a healthier planet.

The JPI farm and biodynamic preparation facilities are located on a beautiful 25-acre farm in Floyd County, Virginia. We strive to produce biodynamic preparations made from plants that we grow, or that are wild-crafted, organic, and chemical-free. All of our biodynamic preparations and Pfeiffer products are made from the highest quality natural materials available.

We also encourage and support the success of our customers and the biodynamic agricultural community by ensuring that sufficient quantities of top-quality biodynamic preparations are available, and by providing educational workshops and materials, free phone support, and the prompt delivery of product orders.

Latest News

Just Published: Applied Biodynamics Spring/Summer 2018

Articles include Global Climate Change in a Nutshell, and What You Can Do, Remembrance Farms: How One Farmer Works with Change, Climate Change On Biodynamic Farms: Survey Responses, From Backyard Hobby Gardening to a New Passion for a Healthy Earth—An Education in Awareness, Climate Change Debate; Can We Turn Down the Heat? and more.

Employment Opportunity with JPI

The Josephine Porter Institute is  looking for a Farm Operations Assistant to join our team.  This is a part-time, year-round position. Hourly rate is commensurate with experience.  MISSION: Our mission is the healing of the earth through biodynamic preparations and the practice of biodynamic agriculture…. Read more »

2018 Associative Contracts

We’ve updated our Associative Contracts for 2018! Please click here for more information, or view the information letter and contract: JPI Associative Contract 2018 As with Steiner’s concept of associative economics, our Associative Contracts emphasize the development of a conscious coordination between producer and consumer through… Read more »

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