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Beekeeping has been a long tradition at Rudolf Steiner College. Beneficial insects, including pollinators such as bees, are essential to maintaining a sustainable agricultural system. The Raphael Garden boasts several hives that help to ensure the vitality of our biodynamic gardens and our local vegetation.
Biodynamic beekeeping is different from other beekeeping or bee-stewarding methods in that it aims to minimize environmental stress factors while allowing bees to develop in accordance with their true nature.
Some of the methods that enable this:
For more on biodynamic beekeeping, read "Smitten with Bees," an article from the Sacramento News & Review featuring Keith Gelber, RSC's resident bee steward, follow the Frey Vineyard Bee Blog at www.freywine.com/bee-blog.html, or attend a beekeeping or one of our other biodynamic workshops.