Who Are The Honey Bees?

Who Are The Honey Bees?
Who Are The Honey Bees?

Join AWSNA and the ASA for Who Are The Honey Bees? with Alex Tuchman and Gunther Hauk.
When: Wednesday, January 31 from 7:30-8:45 pm Eastern

  • Discover the relationship of bees to the human being, based on inspirations from Rudolf Steiner and biodynamics.
  • Find out more about who the honeybees are and how we can relate to them.
  • Investigate the honeybee hive as a dynamic organism including workers, drones, queen, wax, hive body.

Where: Join us live on Zoom by registering at this link. Can’t just us live? No worries! The webinar will be sent via email to all registrants within 24 hours of the live event.

Who: Alex Tuchman and Gunther Hauk from Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary.

Gunther Hauk has been a Waldorf gardening teacher, biodynamic gardener, and beekeeper for over 40 years. In 1996 he co-founded the Pfeiffer Center in Chestnut Ridge, NY and, together with his wife, he founded Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary in 2006. He has a long career of teaching biodynamics and beekeeping both nationally and internationally. In his book “Toward Saving the Honeybee” he calls for radical changes in beekeeping methods. His work is featured in documentaries “Queen of the Sun”, “Vanishing of the Bees” and “Hour of Decision”.

Alex Tuchman is a beekeeper, educator, farmer and writer. As the Farm Manager and Co-Director of Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary, he is responsible for the care and development of the Sanctuary. He has been working with bees for 10 years and came to Spikenard Farm in March of 2014, after working as the manager, farmer & beekeeper of the Student Farm at Loyola University Chicago. His beekeeping and farming experience has been enriched with educational trainings at the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, the Angelic Organics Learning Center and the Biodynamic Association.

*Bee photo credit: Blaise Mulhauser, Botanical Garden Neuchâtel (Switzerland)

The Vancouver Waldorf School is situated on the unceded ancestral territory of the Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw) and Tsleil-Waututh (səl̓ilwətaɁɬ) Nations.

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