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.

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

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

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.

Board Meeting

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

Our annual Board Meeting.

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.

2019 Biodynamic Conference: Cultivating Relationships

When: November 20, 2019 – November 24, 2019 all-day
Where: Lake George, New York

Gunther Hauk and Alex Tuchman are both keynote speakers for the conference, and will be presenting an intensive workshop titled  “God Save the Queen: Honeybee Breeding and Reproduction.”  Additionally, Gunther will be leading a breakout workshop on “Spiritual Aspects of

Principles & Practices of Biodynamic Beekeeping ~ Part Four ~ Fall & Winter

When: September 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln, Floyd, VA 24091

In this workshop we will not only look at what needs to be done in the fall in order to let the colonies go into the winter as strong and healthy as possible, but we will also take a look

Floyd Artisan Trail

When: June 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln, Floyd, VA 24091

Come join us on the Floyd Artisan Trail on Sunday, June 9.  Visit the Sanctuary, tour the gardens, and talk to our Beekeepers.  Join us for a talk about the bees at the Bee Barn at 2:00 pm.

Emerson Waldorf School

When: May 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am – May 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Ln, Floyd, VA 2491

Emerson Waldorf School visit.

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