Friday, August 26, 2011

Bee expert at Little Art

Antioch College will host nationally renowned biodynamic gardener, beekeeper and educator Gunther Hauk August 30-31 for two days of events as part of its new sustainability initiative.

Hauk’s visit comes three weeks before the College will welcome its first class for fall orientation. He will join the public for conversation following the screening of Queen of the Sun at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 30, at Little Art Theatre, 247 Xenia Avenue. Antioch College is hosting the screening; donations of $5-$10 will support beekeeping education at Hauk's Spikenard Farm in Virginia, the Greene County Beekeeping Association (GCBA), and the Antioch College Farm.

Hauk will also deliver a public lecture titled, The Honeybee Crisis: Symptomatic for all our Present Crises, at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 31, at the Glen Helen Ecology Institute, 405 Corry Street. Members of the GCBA will be on hand with information about local beekeeping classes.

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