Biodynamic Apiculture: Healing the Planet through Apiculture, GGF 4/22
The rising annual mortality rate of honeybees, currently close to 50 percent, demonstrates the urgent need to shift towards wholeness in beekeeping. As wild honeybees survive in non-managed ecosystems and nest sites, they represent a resource for new strategies for contemporary apiculture and a fundamental shift in bee stewardship.
This workshop will explore the biodynamics of the nature of honeybees, introduce bee-centric models of bee conservation and will provide a framework for re-wilding beekeeping. Michael will illustrate this approach with examples from current bee restoration and re-wilding projects and provide resources to integrate bee-centric strategies into "backyard apiaries."
Open to all levels of beekeeping and bee-lovers.Fee: $90; $81 current SFZC members; $72 limited income.
- Fee includes a delicious, organic lunch cooked in the Green Gulch kitchen.
- Some partial scholarships available.
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