with Michael Joshin Thiele
in the Wheelwright Center at Green Gulch Farm
Saturday, February 28, 2015
9 am - 4 pm
This workshop is an introduction to biodynamic apiculture and a treatment-free, bee-centered approach. Topics will include alternative hive designs, working with natural comb, biodynamic management techniques, core principles of bees' instinctual needs, self-sustaining apiaries and design, health and more.
This workshop is open for practicing beekeepers as well as for beginners and all “bee-lovers.” Michael will be available as a resource and support for class participants throughout the season at no extra charge. Fees:
$90; $81 current SFZC members; $72 limited income.
- Fee includes a delicious, organic lunch cooked in the Green Gulch kitchen.
- Some partial scholarships available.
Use the Register Online button above. Or call our toll free number (888.743.9362) or our local number (415.475.9362). About Registration, Scholarships and Cancellations
Michael Joshin Thiele
Michael Joshin Thiele lived and practiced at Green Gulch Farm for 8 years and received lay ordination in 2001. In 2007 he co-founded The Melissa Garden, one of the first Honey Bee Sanctuaries in the US. He created Gaia Bees as an educational & resource platform in 2009 and teaches Apiculture classes in the US and abroad.