Biodynamics

Nature Experience for Young People

By Dennis Klocek April 8, 2022
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Nature is a broad array of events. As a result, there are many kinds of nature experiences. It is useful to consider which “nature” we mean when we use the word.  Here are some thoughts about different experiences of nature and how they affect our relationship to it. Nature as wilderness This gives solace and…

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Rediscovering the Sacredness of Nature: Interview with Dennis Klocek

By Dennis Klocek February 21, 2022
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Dennis Klocek is an artist, scientist, teacher, researcher, gardener, and alchemist. He lives and works in Sacramento, California and is Director of the Consciousness Studies Program at the Rudolf Steiner College in California. He has been a great inspiration for many people over the years and has given workshops and talks on a variety of…

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The Alchemy of Capacitance

By Dennis Klocek January 4, 2022
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Dowsers have long been aware of the unsettling effects of fields and moving currents upon the forces of life. Dowsing research has uncovered a great deal of documented proof that sleeping in a weak field or a current can be a major cause of debility which leads to illness. All currents are considered by dowsers…

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Videos: Solar Length of Day and Soil Clock Tutorials

By Dennis Klocek December 31, 2021
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Dennis teaches us about the most important plant rhythm, solar length of day, and how that can be used in planning your planting calendar.

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Creating a “Maturing” plant spray for cool weather veggies like lettuce, leeks and cabbage

By Dennis Klocek December 3, 2021
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Creating the Parsley Extract for the “maturing” spray.

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Long-term Leeks – Planting and Harvesting Leeks for the Whole Season

By Dennis Klocek December 3, 2021
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In the Lab: Straining, Filtering and Siphoning – Videos

By Dennis Klocek December 3, 2021
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Biodynamic Alchemy and Spagyrics

By Dennis Klocek September 11, 2021
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This workshop will focus on the alchemical principle of spagyric substance that is at the core of Biodynamic preparation methods. The term spagyric was coined by the great alchemist Paracelsus to describe procedures for taking apart a substance at one level of existence and reinvesting it into itself it at a higher, more energetic, level of existence.

The resulting spagyric substance transcends its natural order energetically. Seen in this way, putting cow manure in a cow horn is alchemically spagyric.

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Medicinal Plants – Alchemical Analogs – September 2018

By Dennis Klocek September 11, 2021
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These presentations develop the creation of analogs as the basis for science into actual harvest and processing protocols based on plant time body gestures.

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Medicinal Plants – Distillation – July 2018

By Dennis Klocek September 11, 2021
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These presentations go into the particulars of high quality fermenting and the construction and use of the proper laboratory equipment for small scale extraction.

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