Dandelion Day

When: April 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln SE, Floyd, VA 24091, USA

Today we are hosting a special event, Dandelion Day, at Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary from 11am-6pm.  Come on by the Sanctuary (401 Hideaway Lane, Floyd) for a tour, to visit our gift shop, buy special pollinator plants and enjoy free refreshments. Learn

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Beekeeping Workshops, Consulting, and Lectures in Santa Barbara and Pasadena

When: November 29, 2017 – December 11, 2017 all-day

 

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Top Bar Beekeeping

When: April 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln SE, Floyd, VA 24091, USA

Come join us for an exciting workshop focused exclusively on the principles and practices of top bar beekeeping! Workshop topics include, but are not limited to: Position and Form: Working with roundness in the horizontal Top bar methodology Comb Management

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Patrick County Master Gardeners Spring Symposium

When: March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Reynolds Homestead, 463 Homestead Ln, Critz, VA 24082, USA

Alex will be giving a talk in the morning on the plight of the honeybee and the work of the Honeybee Sanctuary

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Three Kings Day

When: January 6, 2018 all-day

Time to stir the Three Kings Preparation of gold, frankincense and myrrh!

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Virginia Association for Biological Farming Conference

When: January 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am – January 24, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
Where: The Homestead, 1766 Homestead Dr, Hot Springs, VA 24445, USA

Alex will be lecturing each day on Biodynamic Beekeeping at this annual conference, one entitled “Working with Natural Queens and Swarms” and the other, “The Bio-Rhythms of Beekeeping”.

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Wood-Fired Sourdough Bread Baking

When: November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln SE, Floyd, VA 24091, USA

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018 Time: 10am-5pm Location: Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Lane, Floyd, VA 24091 Come join us as we celebrate the health, joy, and tradition of artisan sourdough bread baking at the Honeybee Sanctuary.   This workshop

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Learn to Build a Round Hive Out of Natural Materials

When: October 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – October 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln SE, Floyd, VA 24091, USA

Date: October 5-6, 2018 Time: Friday from 2pm-6pm; Saturday from 9am-5pm Location:  Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Lane, Floyd, VA 24091 Spikenard’s New Hive and Sun Hive Since the very beginning, Spikenard has not only worked with traditional hive

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Biodynamic Principles and Practices in Farming and Gardening

When: September 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am – September 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln SE, Floyd, VA 24091, USA

Date: Thursday-Saturday, Sept 27-29 Time: Thursday 3pm-6pm, Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-4pm Location: Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Lane, Floyd, VA 24091 Understanding and making the Biodynamic preparations; a comprehensive and joyous practical experience. In collaboration with the Josephine Porter Institute. This

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Sanctuary Summer Retreat

When: August 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am – August 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln SE, Floyd, VA 24091, USA

Date: Wednesday – Saturday, August 15-18, 2018. Time: 9am-5pm daily Location: Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Lane, Floyd, VA 24091 Note: cost includes lunch and snacks each day Sanctuary Summer Retreat An opportunity to renew, rejuvenate, reconnect and rejoice

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