Matthias Thun (1948-2020) was an international expert on biodynamics. He had a Masters in Beekeeping and lectured at biodynamic conferences and training seminars internationally. He worked with his mother, biodynamic pioneer Maria Thun, on the annual creation of the seminal Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar, until her death in 2012 after which he continued it independently. Matthias lived at his family's biodynamic homestead in Dexbach, Germany, until his death.
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