Garden Teacher Training Intensive

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Presentation
Date: 
Sat, 07/06/2019 (All day) to Mon, 07/08/2019 (All day)
Region: 
West Coast
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The Second Annual "Garden Teacher Training Intensive" with Willow Summer and Ronni Sands will be at Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm in Santa Rosa, Ca. July 6,7,8, from 9-4. Using their book, "Growing Sustainable Children", this course will look at developmentally appropriate gardening curriculum as well as engage in practical, hands on projects. We will address individual concerns and questions as well as an introduction to how to use and bring the Biodynamic preparations.

Anthroposophic Medicine Workshop: How to Manage Childhood Fevers at Home

Type: 
Workshop
Community Event
Date: 
Thu, 01/24/2019 - 18:30 to Sat, 02/02/2019 - 10:00
Region: 
West Coast
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How To Manage Childhood Fevers at Home

Daciana Iancu, MD
Eira Klich-Heartt, RN

Learn about:
- Why fevers are beneficial for children
- Different stages of fevers
- How to manage fevers at home

View hands-on demonstrations of home therapies:
- Lemon leg compresses
- Steam inhalations

January 24 6:30-8:30
or
February 2nd 10am- 12n

Where:
AnthroSonoma
632 Petaluma Ave
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Cost: $30
Space limited to 10 participants each day

Principles & Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping—Part III

Type: 
Conference
Workshop
Class
Community Event
Date: 
Sat, 05/11/2019 -
09:00 to 17:00
Region: 
East Coast
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Honeybees

Health and Hive Management—Part III—Spring and Summer Beekeeping

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 I & II

Type: 
Conference
Workshop
Class
Community Event
Date: 
Fri, 03/08/2019 (All day) to Sat, 03/09/2019 (All day)
Region: 
East Coast
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Honeybees

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.

Conscious Beekeeping: Practical Organic Approaches for Healthy Bees and Growing Apiaries

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Sat, 04/27/2019 -
09:00 to 17:00
Region: 
East Coast
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The growing popularity of small-scale beekeeping is good news for the bees, but it also raises its own set of challenges. Rarely does a small-scale beekeeper encounter Colony Collapse — but every beekeeper must contend with Varroa mites, scant forage, and scarce high-quality package bees and nucs.

Conscious Beekeeping: Special Session for Beginners

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Fri, 04/26/2019 -
14:00 to 17:30
Region: 
East Coast
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This half-day orientation for beginning beekeepers will cover: Basic biology of the honeybee colony; rhythms of the year and the beekeeper’s role in the life of the hive; a comparison of Langstroth, top bar and Warré hives; siting your hives; and the basics of working with bees.

Weather permitting, we will visit the Pfeiffer Center’s apiary, where we’ll open a hive and illuminate topics discussed in the classroom.

Beginning beekeepers who plan to attend the Conscious Beekeeping workshop on Saturday, April 27 are strongly encouraged to register for this session.

Begin a Vegetable Garden

Type: 
Workshop
Class
Date: 
Sat, 04/13/2019 -
09:00 to 17:00
Region: 
East Coast
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This workshop is for anyone who wants to start a vegetable garden, incorporating basic skills for new gardeners. Topics covered will include: planning the garden (what goes where and when), preparing the soil, fencing the garden, planting and raising seedlings, companion planting, making and using compost, and weeding and mulching. Participants will walk away with the information and hands-on experience they need to get started this spring in their own garden.