Robert Karp is a writer, thinker and social entrepreneur informed by the social, economic and spiritual insights of Rudolf Steiner. Robert is the Executive Director of the Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association and is the founder of New Spirit Farmland Partnerships, which helps organic farmers gain access to farmland by facilitating partnerships with social investors. Robert’s writings include an analysis of the sustainable food and farming movement in light of Rudolf Steiner’s economic insights titled Toward an Associative Economy in the Sustainable Food and Farming Movement. Recently, Robert has written several articles on GMOs, including Strengthening the Heart of the Food Movement: Biodynamics and the Deregulation of GMO Alfalfa and Toward a Holistic Approach to the Threat of GMOs, and an article on the role of biodynamics in the food movement called Biodynamics and the Dignity of the Farmer.