Sustainable Beekeeping

Introduction to Biodynamic Beekeeping Philosophy & Practices with Gunther Hauk

Everyone should have an interest in beekeeping as our very lives depend on it. ~ Rudolf Steiner

Friday ~ The Wisdom of the Bees
October 3, 7 – 9 pm

Honeybees play an essential role in the production of 1 in every 3 mouthfuls of food you will eat today. Join world-renowned beekeeper Gunther Hauk– author of “Toward Saving the Honeybee” and co-founder of the Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary– to learn about the unique and complex life of the bee colony and what you can do to support the future of these fascinating creatures.

Admission: $10
Please pre-register by email: AdultEd@meadowbrookschool.com

Saturday ~ Biodynamic Beekeeping Workshop
October 4, 9 am – 3:30 pm
For advanced, beginning and aspiring beekeepers.

Learn organic practices that support and work in harmony bees. how the honeybee colony functions as
a “super-organism” the difference between naturally and artificially raised queens natural honeycomb versus wax/plastic foundations swarming and the right or wrong time for making splits mite monitoring; biodynamic measures and treatments

Light refreshments provided but please bring your own lunch.
Tuition: $60 (Sliding scale available on request)

Please pre-register for these events by email: AdultEd@meadowbrookschool.com
Meadowbrook Waldorf School, 300 Kingstown Rd, Richmond, RI 02892 Tel: 401-491-9570