Workshops & Events

Beginning Mokume Gane Workshop – April 29, 2017
Mountain Feed & Farm Supply

Forge welding and layering metals! Mokume Gane is a Japanese method of metal working. Mokume Gane is a method in working with non-ferrous metals which translates to wood grain or wood eye. It is a beautiful method in working with metals and can be used for decorative handles, jewelry or accents in furniture.

This one-day workshop will teach you everything you need to know through lecture and hands-on experience.


The Art & Science of Small-Scale Queen Rearing
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Alba Schoolhouse/Karla's Apiary
An advanced beekeeping class

Learn be a bee-steward by raising your own quality queen bees! The queen is the mother of the hive. Her temperament, productivity, disease-residence, and resilience becomes that of the hive. By learning to rear your own queens you can have an influence on the dynamics of the hive. In this class, you will learn to make your own cell-builders, graft, set-up mating nuclei, and understand bee breeding and selection techniques. This class will be a mix of classroom and hands-on learning.
Students will receive the tools necessary to raise their own queens, as well as a detailed syllabus.


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