Posts By: Josephine Porter Institute

Call for Board Members

The JPI Board of Directors is seeking additional members interested in serving JPI’s mission of distribution, education and research of the biodynamic preparations. Board terms are three years in length, with a term limit of two consecutive terms. Members commit to approximately five to ten… Read more »

We Are Moving!

It’s with great anticipation and pleasure to let you know that on June 1st, 2018, we are relocating to a more comfortable and spacious area. Our new location is 652 Thompson Rd, Floyd, VA 24091. Our phone number remains the same at (540) 745-7030 and our primary… 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 »

Whole Farm Organism, by Abigail Porter

“Whole Farm Organism” is about Demeter certified 1000-acre grain and cattle Hack Family Farm. Edited and reprinted in ACRES USA, December 2016 issue from JPI Applied Biodynamics, Spring 2014, Issue No. 84. December16_Porter_Whole Farm Organisms

2017 Celestial Planting Calendar Have Arrived!

Celestial Planting Calendar 2017 Solar, Lunar and Star Rhythms, Elemental Beings, La Nina, Food Quality A Farm and Garden Guide to Planting and Harvesting Using Biodynamic and Ancient Practices Featuring 13 months starting December 2016 Beautifully Illustrated by Feature Artist, Nancy Brookes  

Biodynamic Gardening – Monty Waldin

Get tastier produce from your garden with this fresh approach to growing veg, fruit and ornamental plants. Home-grown food is now a reality for many, eco-conscious gardeners everywhere should be keen to explore methods that increase yield and harvest edible crops with a depth of… Read more »