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Bruno Follador: Talks and Workshops

Soil, Culture and Human Responsibility. Keynote at the Utah Farm Conference. Cedar City, Utah. January 2017.

Practices and Insights of Biodynamic Composting. Workshop at the Utah Farm Conference. Cedar City, Utah. January 2017.

Foundations of Biodynamic Composting. Three-day workshop at the Third National Biodynamic Conference of Mexico. Veracruz, Mexico. December 2016.

Soil, Culture and Human Responsibility. Keynote at the Third National Biodynamic Conference of Mexico. Veracruz, Mexico. December 2016.

Practices and Insights of Biodynamic Agriculture. Workshop at the Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference. Kingston, Canada. December 2016.

From Decomposting to Composting: Developing Dynamic Ways of Working with Farm-Scale Composting. Pre-Coference workshop at the Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference. Kingston, Canada. November 2016.

Q & A:Biodynamic Composting and Preparation Making. Workshop session at the National Biodynamic Conference, Santa Fe, NM. November 2016.

Experiencing Soil and Compost through Color, Form and Pattern. Workshop session at the National Biodynamic Conference, Santa Fe, NM. November 2016.

Bridging the Americas. Talk at the National Biodynamic Conference, Santa Fe, NM. November 2016.

Biodynamic Composting Practices. Bard College, Annadale, NY. November 2016.

Soil Building and Compost. Talk at the Pfeiffer Center One Year Part-Time Practical Training in Biodynamics. Chestnut Ridge, NY. November 2016.

Practices and Insights of Biodynamic Composting: Developing Dynamic Ways of Seeing and Working with Compost and Ehrenfried Pfeiffer’s Chromatography. Three day workshop at the Josephine Porter Institute, Floy, VA. October 2016.

More Humus, More Humanity: Biodynamic Compost and Soil Health. Public workshop at Cafetal El Elquimite. Vera Cruz, Mexico. September 2016.

The Possibility of a Science of Qualitites. Talk at the fifth Regional Anthroposophical Medical Congress of Zona da Mata, Juiz de Fora, Brazil. June 2016.

Soil and Human Health. Talk at the fifth Regional Anthroposophical Medical Congress of Zona da Mata, Juiz de Fora, Brazil. June 2016.

Practice and Insights of Biodynamic Composting: Developing Dynamic Ways of Seeing and Working with Compost. Three day workshop at Avenena Botanicals, Rockport, Maine. May 2016.

A Qualitative Approach to Farm-Scale Composting: Developing Dynamic Ways of Seeing and Working with Compost. Three day workshop at Biodynamie Service, Burgundy, France. May 2016.

Practice and Insights of Biodynamic Composting. Talk to the French Biodynamic School, Burgundy, France. May 2016.

Soil, Culture and Human Responsibility. A talk in celebration of Earth Day at The Nature Institute, Ghent, NY. April 2016.

Practices and Insights of Biodynamic Composting: Developing Dynamic Ways of Seeing and Working with Compost. All day workshop at The Farm School, Athol, MA.

The Healing Impulse of BDA: Soil, Culture and Human Responsibility. Talk at The Fellowship Community, Chestnut Ridge, NY. April 2016.

Ehrenfried Pfeiffer's Chromatography: Portraying Soils and Compost through Color, Form and Pattern. Three day workshop at Ruskin Mill College, Gloucestershire, England. March 2016.

Encountering the Amazon: There is More to Seeing than Meets the Eye. Talk at The Field Center, Gloucestershire, England. March 2016.

Practices and Insights of Biodynamic Agriculture: Developing Dynamic Ways of Seeing and Working with Compost and Ehrenfried Pfeiffer's Chromatography. Seminar at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR), Coventry University, England. March 2016.

The Art and Science of Biodynamic Composting: Practices and Insights. Three day workshop at Emerson College, Forrest Row, United Kingdom. March 2016.

Biodynamic Agriculture: A Qualitative Approach to Farming and The Art and Science of Composting: A Biodynamic Approach. Two talks at Farming for the Future Conference (PASA), State College, PA. February 2016.

Compost and Soil Health: A Biodynamic Approach. Keynote speaker of the pre-conference workshop at the 36th annual Ecofarm Conference, Pacific Grove, CA. January 2016.

Biodynamic Composting: Insights and Practices. Workshop at the main conference of Ecofarm conference, Pacific Grove, CA. January 2016.

More Humus, More Humanity: How Does Our Way of Seeing, Thinking and Speaking Impact the Health and Sustainability of Our Soils? In celebration of the United Nations International Year of Soils. Talk at Lifebridge Sanctuary, Rosendale, NY. November 2015.

Hands-On Farm-scale Composting. Two day workshop at The Nature Institute, Ghent, NY. October 2015.

The Inner and Outer Gesture of Composting. Talk at The Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Summer Conference. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. August 2015.

The Qualitative Language of Ehrenfried Pfeiffer's Chromatography: A Phenomenological Approach to Soil and Compost Analysis. Three day workshop at the Josephine Porter Institute, Floyd, VA. May 2015.

The Art and Science of Composting and the Qualitative Language of Ehrenfried Pfeiffer's Chromatography. Three day workshop at Thyme Again Garden, Ontario, Canada. May 2015.

The Art and Science of Composting and Ehrenfried Pfeiffer's Chromatography. Weekend workshop at The Nature Institute, Ghent, NY. May 2015.

The Art and Science of Composting and Ehrenfried Pfeiffer's Chromatography. Full day Workshop at Frey Vineyards, Red Wood Valley, California. March 2015.

The Qualitative Language of Ehrenfried Pfeiffer's Chromatography: A Phenomenological Approach to Compost and Soil Analysis Talk at Groh Farm, Wilton, New Hampshire. January 2015.

Composting as a Free Deed: Being and Becoming. Workshop at the Biodynamic Association of North America biannual conference, Louisville, Kentucky. November 2014.

The Qualitative Language of Ehrenfried Pfeiffer's Chromatography: A Phenomenological Approach to Soil and Compost Analysis. Full-day workshop at The University of São Carlos, Sorocaba, Brazil. October 2014.

Goethean Science and The Picture Forming Methods. Half-Day Workshop. Brazilian Biodynamic Association National Conference, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil. September 2014.

Chromatography and Cognitive Imagination. Talk at the Biodynamic Association, São Paulo, Brazil. September 2014.

New Perspectives on Farm-Scale Composting: Developing Farm Resilience through Building Soil Fertility. Talk at the Nature Institute, Ghent, NY. June 2014.

More Humus More Humanity: The Inner Nature of our Agricultural Crisis. Three day workshop at the Nature Institute, Ghent, NY. May 2014.

Composting as a Free Deed: The Possibility of Being. Weekend workshop at Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, Kimberton, PA. April 2014.

Compost Qualities. Guest speaker at the Farm-scape Ecology Program Open-House, Hawthorne Valley Association, Ghent, NY. April 2014.

The Power and Fragility of the Human Word. Talk at the Anthroposophical Society, São Paulo, Brazil. December 2013.

The Inner Gesture of Composting. Led an afternoon session for the end of the year staff retreat of the Learning Center of Angelic Organics Farm, Caledonia, IL. November 2013.

Insights and Practices out of Biodynamic Agriculture.. Three-day workshop at the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in collaboration with the Biodynamic Association, East Troy, WI. November 2013.

New Perspectives on Composting for Backyard Gardeners. Talk at the Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI. October 2013.

Biodynamic Composting. One day workshop (CRAFT Program) at Angelic Organics, Caledonia, IL. August 2013.

Biodynamic Composting and Heat Extraction. Weekend workshop at the Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI), Nevada, Iowa. July 2013.

Farm-Scale Composting: A Means to Attaining Farm Resilience Through Building Soil Fertility. Weekend workshop at the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, East Troy, WI. May 2013.

The Language of Nature and the Human Word. Talk at the Learning Center, Hawthorne Valley Farm, Ghent, NY. September 2012.

Biodynamic Farm-Scale Composting Practices and Ehrenfried Pfeiffer's Chromatography. Weekend workshop at Agri.Bio.Associazione, Cissone, Italy. May 2012.

The Ecological Crisis and Sustainability. Forum held at Casa Jaya, São Paulo, Brazil. August 2012.

The Pathology of Industrial Agriculture and Climate Change. Talk at the Climatology Department, University of São Paulo, Brazil. August 2012.

The Relationship Between Soil Erosion and Social Conflicts. Two day lecture at the Brazilian Anthroposophical Society, São Paulo, Brazil. January 2012.

Compost and Soil Building. Keynote speaker at the Pfeiffer Center Mid-Winter Conference, Spring Valley, NY. January 2012.

Ehrenfried Pfeiffer Farm-Scale Composting and Chromatography. Talk with Roland Ulrich, Weleda, Arlesheim, Switzerland. December 2011.

Biodynamic Agriculture at the Atlantic Forest. Talk at the Wirdundjetzt, Überlingen, Germany. October 2011.

The Language of Nature and the Human Word. Talk at the Anthroposophical Society, São Paulo, Brazil. August 2011.

The Hidden Dimensions of Industrial Agriculture. Talk at the Geography Department, University of São Paulo, Brazil. August 2011.

Does the Life of the Earth Depends on the Human Being? The Creative Participation of Humanity as the Decisive Factor. Talk at the Harvesting Sustainability Project, City of Embu das Artes, Brazil. January 2011.

Hybrid and Genetically Modified Seeds. Talk at seminar, “The Challenges and Opportunities for Organic Seeds,” São Paulo, Brazil. April 2010.

The Future of the Earth and Man: Nutrition and Agriculture. Talk at the Sao Paulo Anthroposophical Society, São Paulo, Brazil. February 2009.

Organic and Industrial Agriculture. Talk at the Organic Agriculture Association, São Paulo, Brazil. November 2008.

Ecological Pedagogical Gardens. Talk at the Agenda 21 Educational Forum, São Paulo, Brazil. November 2006.

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