Palace in Kobierzyce
Kobierzyce [kɔbjɛˈʐɨt͡sɛ] (German: Koberwitz) is a village in Wrocław County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Kobierzyce. Prior to 1945 it belonged to Germany. It lies approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) south-west of the capital of Lower Silesian Voivodeship Wrocław.
Kobierzyce/Koberwitz was the location for Rudolf Steiner's Agriculture Course in 1924. It was a course of eight lectures, there were 111 attendees from six countries, it led to the development of biodynamic agriculture, and it has been described as "the first organic agriculture course".
The village has a population of 2,095.
- "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
- Paull, John (2013) "Koberwitz (Kobierzyce); In the footseps of Rudolf Steiner'", Journal of Bio-Dynamics Tasmania, 109 (Autumn), pp. 7-11.
- Paull, John "Attending the First Organic Agriculture Course: Rudolf Steiner’s Agriculture Course at Koberwitz, 1924", European Journal of Social Sciences, 2011, 21(1):64-70.
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