Author: Spikenard Farm

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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Summer Appeal 2016

Semi Annual Appeal 2016 Donate to the Honeybee Sanctuary Thank you for helping us continue this work with joy and confidence that we can inspire more and more people to have the courage for change.

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Congrats to our SBBT Graduating Class of 2016

With joy and respect for their hard work and dedication to our two year program, we recognize the following individuals who graduated our two year program last week: Don Miller    Janice Zuzov     Jamie Sansone    Anita Castle    Kim O’Donnell    Santosh Gupta   

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There’s still time to sign up for the August One Week!

Check out our recent e-newsletter for more information and to learn about the One Week!  

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Opening the Sun Hive

A form of health Solis–the name of our beautiful sun hive, has swarmed 4 times already this Spring.  Hive forms like the Sun Hive promote reproduction and health through the round form, which allows the bees to keep their warmth,

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Floyd Artisan Trail Tour

We were open to the public for 3 days in a row–June 10-12–for the Floyd Artisan Trail Tour, with a wonderful talk on Saturday by Gunther and Alex on the plight of the honeybee. Check out the EVENTS page to

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Annual Bee Forage on sale for $2.50, as long as supplies last!

Annual Bee Forage on sale for $2.50, as long as supplies last! Click HERE for product purchasing and information. This wonderful bee forage mix can be planted through the end of June for a beautiful fall bloom.   The mix

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Volunteer program now in full swing!

For those who are interested in working along with us at the Sanctuary, we have now included in our weekly schedule an opportunity to work in the gardens with us, and learn a little bit too! Volunteer days will be

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