Beecentric Beekeeping 1-day course at Karjalohja 5th May 2019

Erkki has held a course on ”Beecentric Beekeeping with topbar hives” at Karjalohja since 2016 following Patrick Sahlman’s course in April 2016. Those courses have been in Finnish but now there seems to be demand for a course in English. The course will be held on 5th May which gives us a chance to also…

”Beecentric beekeeping” -course in Karjalohja

Quite a few of you have asked me if I could hold my beekeeping course ”Beecentric beekeeping” (Mehiläisempää mehiläishoitoa) (focusing on beekeeping in top-bar hives) in English this spring. I have 2 alternative dates for the course. In both cases it would be held at Villagehouse ”Kehrä” in Karjalohja from 10 to 17 including visit…

Straw bale clay house Workshops at Iso-orvokkiniitty – Part 1: Installing the Straw bales

suomeksi Learn straw bale clay house construction in practise!  Our straw bale-clay house workshops will start on week 43 (24th October 2016) with installing the straw bale walls. Dates: 24th October to 28th October 2016. Time: 9 to 16 every day. Place: Iso-orvokkiniitty, Varkalahdentie 33, 09120 Karjalohja, Finland (check map at the bottom of this page). Charlie Jepergaard…

Finally we will start building!

So far we have posted about our building project mainly in Finnish so now I’ll try to summarise in English for those of you who don’t speak our beautiful language. You can read about the background of our project in the ”About us” article and the posting describing the house plan (however this was about the previous…