Sun Hive Workshop

When: October 10, 2020 – October 11, 2020 all-day
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln, Floyd, VA 24091

Date: October 10-11, 2020 Time: Saturday from 9am-6pm; Sunday from 9am-1pm Learn to build the Sun Hive out of natural materials Since the very beginning, Spikenard has not only worked with traditional hive types, but has designed and worked with

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Farming & Gardening: Biodynamic Principles & Practices

When: September 24, 2020 – September 26, 2020 all-day
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln, Floyd, VA 24091

Date: Thursday-Saturday, Sept 24-26 Time: Thursday 3pm-6pm, Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-4pm Understanding and Making Biodynamic Preparations: A Joyous Experience Biodynamic Principles and Practices in Farming and Gardening This workshop will give both beginners and experienced farmers/gardeners a solid basis for

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Principles & Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping – Part 4 – Fall & Winter

When: August 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln, Floyd, VA 24091

Date: August 22, 2020 Time: Saturday: 8:30am: Registration opens; class begins 9:00am – 5:00pm Suggestions for a successful overwintering and new start in the spring In this workshop we will not only look at what needs to be done in

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Mentorship Program

When: June 21, 2020 – June 22, 2020 all-day
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln, Floyd, VA 24091

Date: Sunday and Monday, June 21-22, 2020 Time: Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm / Monday: 9:00am – 1:00pm For experienced biodynamic beekeepers – a pedagogical training of Spikenard beekeeping methods and guidance for those who want to deepen their own teaching

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Spikenard Summer Festival

When: June 18, 2020 – June 20, 2020 all-day
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln, Floyd, VA 24091

Date: June 18-20, 2020 Time: Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 9am-5pm An opportunity for our advanced students to continue their learning and renew their inspirations with three days of special lectures, deepened beekeeping experiences, artistic work, stirring the preparations, and a St.

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Principles & Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping – Part Three – Spring & Summer

When: May 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln, Floyd, VA 24091

Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020 Time: Saturday: 8:30am: Registration opens; class begins 9:00am – 5:00pm 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

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Principles & Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping – Parts One & Two – The Spikenard Method

When: March 7, 2020 – March 8, 2020 all-day
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln, Floyd, VA 24091

Date: Saturday and Sunday, March 7 – 8, 2020 Time: Saturday: Registration – 8:30am; class begins 9:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm This is Spikenard’s basic class in biodynamic/sustainable beekeeping methods. This workshop will offer in-depth advice for those

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FESTIVAL DE AGRICULTURA BIODINÁMICA DE LAS AMERICAS

When: September 18, 2019 – September 21, 2019 all-day
Where: El Charco del Ingenio, San Miguel de Allende, México

Alex Tuchman will be speaking at the Festival de Agricultura Biodynamica des las Americas in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

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Board Meeting

When: September 13, 2019 – September 15, 2019 all-day
Where: Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary

Our annual Board Meeting.

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Anthroposophy Society Annual Conference and Meeting

When: October 11, 2019 – October 13, 2019 all-day
Where: Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore Street Decatur, Georgia

Alex Tuchman is giving a talk, “Facing our reflection in nature: A study of the Bee lectures, the honeybee hive, and the human being” on Saturday.

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