Sanctuary Summer Retreat

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:00 to Sat, 08/18/2018 - 17:00
Region: 
Southeast

Date: Wednesday – Saturday, August 15-18, 2018.
Time: 9am-5pm daily

Note: cost includes lunch and snacks each day

An opportunity to renew, rejuvenate, reconnect and rejoice at the Sanctuary, with honeybee therapy, garden therapy, perception exercises, painting, music, inspiring lectures, group discussion and biodynamic food.

Formerly known as the “One Week Intensive”

Continuing Educational Retreat for Waldorf Teachers and Parents

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:00 to Sat, 07/14/2018 - 17:00
Region: 
Southeast

Date: July 11-14, 2018
Time: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 9am-5pm

A four day workshop dedicated to the Honeybees and Waldorf Schools, in light of the 100-year anniversary (celebration) of Waldorf Schools in the world. This workshop includes pedagogical tools for teaching about the bees and a workbook for bringing bees into the schools. Practical work with the bees is part of the workshop as well as guidance for pollinator planting and transforming the gardens and landscape.

Cost includes 2 snacks, and lunch each day.

Cost: $465.00

Spikenard Solstice Festival

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:00 to Sat, 06/23/2018 - 17:00
Region: 
Southwest

Date: June 21-23, 2018
Time: Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 9am-5pm

An opportunity for our advanced students to continue their learning and renew their inspirations with three days of special lectures, deepened beekeeping experiences, artistic work, stirring the preparations, and a St. John’s Festival celebration.

Cost includes 2 snacks, and lunch each day.

Cost: $295.00

Children and Bees: A Family Event

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Sat, 05/05/2018 -
13:00 to 17:00
Region: 
Southeast

Date: May 5, 2018
Time: Saturday: 1pm-5pm

For families who want to learn about the magic of bees together with their children and go home with a small pollinator condo for the native bees! We have some of the best pollinator flowers to plant for sale.

Cost of $45.00 is per family.

Top-Bar Beekeeping

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Sat, 04/07/2018 -
08:30 to 14:00
Region: 
Southeast

Time: 9am-2:00pm (Registration 8:30am, class begins at 9am)

Come join us for an exciting workshop focused exclusively on the principles and practices of top bar beekeeping!

Workshop topics include, but are not limited to:

Position and Form: Working with roundness in the horizontal
Top bar methodology
Comb Management
Tasks and care from March-September
Feeding, Treatments, Monitoring

Cost: $75.00

Principles & Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping - Part 3: Spring & Summer

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Sat, 05/19/2018 -
08:30 to 17:00
Region: 
Southeast

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time: Saturday: 8:30am: Registration opens; class begins 9:00am – 5:00pm

Hands-on guidance in beekeeping tasks through the spring and summer months, from swarm catching and growing the apiary to heath checks, expansion, wax management, and more. This is the third class in our four-part series on basic beekeeping and is intended as a continuation of Principles & Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping.Topics covered include:

Principles & Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping - Parts 1 & 2: The Spikenard Method

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Fri, 03/16/2018 - 08:30 to Sat, 03/17/2018 - 17:00
Region: 
Southeast

Date: Friday and Saturday, March 16 – 17, 2018
Time: Friday: Registration – 8:30am; class begins 9:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

This is Spikenard’s basic class in biodynamic/sustainable beekeeping methods. This workshop will offer in-depth advice for those who want to have bees and for those who had bees and want to start again.

Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary Mentorship Program

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Sat, 02/03/2018 - 15:00 to Sun, 02/04/2018 - 16:00
Region: 
Southeast

Date: Saturday and Sunday, February 3-4, 2018
Time: Saturday: 3:00pm – 6:00pm / Sunday: 9:00am – 4:00 pm

For experienced biodynamic beekeepers – a pedagogical training of Spikenard beekeeping methods and guidance for those who want to deepen their own teaching and further Spikenard Biodynamic Beekeeping in the world.