Working with the Wood- Pruning and Grafting fruit trees

Type: 
Workshop
Community Event
Date: 
Sat, 04/28/2018 -
10:00 to 16:00
Region: 
East Coast

Working with the Wood

In the morning we'll learn the how, why and when to prune a fruit tree. Classroom and hands-on pruning in the orchard. After lunch learn how to graft a fruit tree of your choice and bring that tree you grafted home to plant. Limit of 12 participants.

Brook Farm Orchard

947 Apple Valley Rd

Biodynamic Compost with Sustainable Settings

Type: 
Workshop
Community Event
Date: 
Sat, 05/12/2018 -
10:00 to 16:00
Region: 
Mountain West

Biodynamic Compost

May 12, Saturday, time: 10am-4pm $120

Biodynamic compost is a fundamental

component to vitalize the farm. It serves

as a way to recycle animal manures, stabilizes nitrogen, builds soil humus

and is essential to soil health. Biodynamic compost is

unique because it is made with BD preparations

502−507. Together, the BD preparations and BD

compost may be considered the cornerstone of

biodynamics.

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

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
Sat, 04/28/2018 -
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.

What can we do to help our bees thrive and flourish? Starting from an understanding of the honeybee colony as an organism unlike any other found in nature, we will consider: