Farm Trip 2015 – Part I

Every year, WSB’s 3rd grade heads to Hawthorne Valley Farm for a week-long farm trip. This is has a been a tradition for over 30 years! In fact, Ms. Smith, the 3rd grade’s homeroom teacher, was last here when she was a 3rd grade student at WSB!
On the farm, students work hard and play hard. They’re involved in just about every facet of farm life — from cleaning out the mudroom and washing dishes to mucking out the dairy barn and chopping firewood. Please enjoy the photos below. We’re two days in with two more to go and plenty more to do!

Future Bee: A Biodynamic Beekeeping Workshop in Maryland

The following information is for an exciting natural & biodynamic beekeeping workshop happening in Maryland. It’s coordinated by the Chesapeake BioDynamic Network in affiliation with the Biodynamic Farming & Gardening Association. Unfortunately I can not attend all of the workshops, but I will be making a noble attempt to attend some — care to join me?

FUTURE BEE: A Natural & Biodynamic Approach to Beekeeping

Led by Dan & Jeri Hemerlein, & Bill Castrobig-bee-goddess_bm_gr18604-1234

Join us in learning a reverence for the hive and how we can support healthy, chemical free honey bee colonies.
Dan & Jeri are MD beekeepers & graduates of Gunther Hauk’s “Sustainable Biodynamic Beekeeping Training” at Spikenard Farm. Bill is a long time urban & treatment free beekeeper, owner and steward of Bee Friendly Apiary based in Baltimore, MD.

:::COURSE INFORMATION:::
WHERE: 4221 Metzerott Rd, College Park, MD 20740 (The Christian Community Social Room)
WHEN:
SATURDAY’S February 1st, 8th, & 22nd; March 1st, 22nd; April 12th *Dates subject to change
TIME:
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
HOW MUCH:
$45 for 6 class series,(Single/Family) including a “package hiving demonstration” – $10 Drop In
TO REGISTER: Show up @ 8:00 AM!
QUESTIONS?
Dan & Jeri Hemerlein:
BeeHemerlein@gmail.com(410) 808-9298
Michael Judge: Mjudge2000@gmail.com
Bill Castro: Billiam1969@BeeFriendlyApiary.com(303) 877-4617