Intro to Biodynamic Food Growing Methods (2 days) - Australia

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
Sat, 05/18/2019 - 09:15 to Sun, 05/19/2019 - 16:30
Region: 
International - outside North America
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This experiential two day workshop gives you a balance of both practical and theory and is suitable for food growers from small scale to hobby farmers who are interested in ramping up their organic food production, whilst developing an appreciation of the deeper spirit of nature. It's ideal that you have some experience of organic food growing, but we have catered for beginners. If you have already studied permaculture, you will find the workshop extends your existing knowledge, adding a new and interesting perspective to maximising the effectiveness of your food growing activities.

All Things Avian: Field Day Tres Sabores

Type: 
Workshop
Community Event
Presentation
Date: 
Thu, 03/21/2019 -
08:00 to 12:30
Region: 
West Coast
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Learn about the birds flying through your farm and how they might be a benefit to your operation. Hear from and connect with innovative farmers, avian researchers, and other experts about practices that attract beneficial birds for pest control and manage pest birds. In addition, participate in a demonstration hedgerow planting and learn how this habitat can benefit your farm. You will gain valuable experience in planning for practices aimed at attracting beneficial birds and other natural enemies.

Wood-Fired Sourdough Bread Baking

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Sat, 11/02/2019 (All day)
Region: 
East Coast
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Sourdough bread

Come join us as we celebrate the health, joy, and tradition of artisan sourdough bread baking at the Honeybee Sanctuary. This workshop will delve into the life and vitality of natural yeast, the light and health of freshly milled grains, and the all-encompassing warmth of our Quebec Earth Oven. Each participant will have the opportunity to practice and witness the process, as practical learning will be paired with demonstration and lecture.

Sun Hive Workshop

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Fri, 10/11/2019 (All day) to Sat, 10/12/2019 (All day)
Region: 
East Coast

Learn to build the Sun Hive out of natural materials

Since the very beginning, Spikenard has not only worked with traditional hive types, but has designed and worked with hives that support the vitality and health of the honeybee by utilizing natural materials with high insulation value and forms that approach roundness. In this workshop we will demonstrate how to build a sun hive. Participants will learn how to make the paste that covers the outside of the basket.

One Week Intensive Study

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Tue, 08/06/2019 (All day) to Sat, 08/10/2019 (All day)
Region: 
East Coast

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.

Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary/Waldorf Workshop

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Wed, 07/10/2019 (All day) to Sat, 07/13/2019 (All day)
Region: 
East Coast

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.

Sustainable Biodynamic Beekeeper Training: Two Year Program (2019-2020)

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Thu, 06/06/2019 (All day) to Sat, 06/08/2019 (All day)
Region: 
East Coast
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  • Session 1: June 6-8, 2019
  • Session 2: August 22-24, 2019
  • Session 3: June 4-6, 2020
  • Session 4/Graduation: August6-8, 2020

For those who are prepared for the most in-depth and comprehensive training in biodynamic beekeeping in the USA. Participants must have bees!