Soil Fertility, Renewal and Preservation

Soil Fertility, Renewal and Preservation : Biodynamic Farming and Gardening

By (author) Ehrenfried E. Pfeiffer , Introduction by Lady Eve Balfour

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Ways of working towards sustainable agriculture for our world have never been more important. This reissued edition of a classic biodynamic work from 1947 is as relevant now as when first published. The book covers all aspects of biodynamic agriculture, including ideas on forestry and market gardening, and includes chapters on evidence of scientific findings of the effect of biodynamic growing, and the effects of biodynamics on health. The book has been faithfully reproduced as originally published, but footnotes have been added to describe modern versions of methods referenced in the text.

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 147.32 x 208.28 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • 01 Sep 2008
  • Lanthorn Press
  • Launceston
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 19 b/w illustrations
  • 0906155126
  • 9780906155127
  • 265,378

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Ehrenfried Pfeiffer (1899-1961) was born in Munich. He visited the USA several times in the 1930s, was awarded a doctorate for his groundbreaking Sensitive Crystallisation theory as a blood test for detecting cancer, and emigrated there in 1940. He pioneered biodynamic agriculture in the USA and helped found the Biodynamic Farming & Gardening Association. He died in Spring Valley, New York. Lady Eve Balfour (Evelyn Barbara Balfour, 1899-1990) was an English farmer, educator, organic farming pioneer, and a founding figure in the organic movement. She was one of the first women to study agriculture at an English university, graduating from the University of Reading.

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