Author: Spikenard Farm

Spikenard Featured on the Weather Channel

Check out the new Weather Channel feature in their series That’s Amazing, where Spikenard is featured at around 14:40.  Click Here to check it out!

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Update on the Bees – Full Version from 2016 End of Year Letter

The 2015/2016 winter was a difficult one for beekeepers in America with the national average loss of 44%.  While Spikenard experienced a much milder loss than the professionals, we too learned a great deal that can help to prepare us

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An expression of light in darkness

Hidden in a holy hollow, away from any beam of light, they brighten what they gather, from the Sun’s great warmth and might.

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A magical thanks-giving

We were stirring a thanks-giving preparation (#500 & B.C.) for the bees and the land this afternoon on the Bee Barn porch and the sky lit up for us like magic. Blessings to the Earth and all of her caretakers.

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A global celebration of giving!

Join us on November 29th as we continue to raise funds for the Bee Barn in solidarity with the greater community, supporting philanthropy for important causes around the globe.

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New Video — Bee Barn Campaign

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Get Ready–the Bee Barn Campaign is going public!

Guess where this view is from… The new building! (More to come!)

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Spikenard’s 2017 Workshop Schedule

Come learn with us! Beekeeping Classes: Getting Started; First Steps in Beekeeping February 18 March 4 Top Bar Beekeeping————————————————–March 25 Principles & Methods of Biodynamic Beekeeping——–April 21-22 Winter Preparation————————————————September 2 In-Depth Beekeeping: Sustainable Biodynamic Beekeeper Training (SBBT)      Session 1:

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Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Workshop

There’s still time to sign up for our wonderful 2.5 day course on Biodynamic farming and gardening! This workshop will give both beginners and experienced farmers a solid basis for understanding the major ideas and principles of Biodynamic Agriculture. Biodynamics

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A little local exposure

Check out the recent story by Channel 7 News on the Sanctuary: WDBJ 7 News Clip

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