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Biodynamic Apiculture: Supporting the Life of Bees, GGF 2/28

Related Information
Michael Joshin Thiele
The Green Gulch Farm Honeybee Sanctuary: A New Framework for Living with Bees, GGF 5/30
Article—Developing a Honeybee Sanctuary at Green Gulch
Interview—Bee Well and Be Well: Michael Thiele Discusses the Spiritual Significance of Bees
with Michael Joshin Thiele
in the Wheelwright Center at Green Gulch Farm

Saturday, February 28, 2015   Eventbrite - One-Day Sitting (Sep/GGF)
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. 
To Register: Use the Register Online button above. Or call our toll free number (888.743.9362) or our local number (415.475.9362).

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Related Bio(s):

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.