Leah came and got me yesterday with a note of panic in her voice. “I think the bees are getting ready to swarm!” she cried. Okay, so she wasn’t panicked or crying out. She just sort of said it with some concern. The image is what we found. We sent some messages around and got […]Read More Not hot bees
Bees are vital to human survival in an agricultural society. They ensure that pollination occurs so that our food will grow. They also provide important foods and medicines: honey, pollen, propolis, and wax. Come to the Trillium Center to learn how to get started on your beekeeping adventure. Verity Bruening from the Ashtabula County Beekeeper’s […]Read More Intro to Beekeeping at the Trillium Center – April 29
Although we still have cold temperatures ahead, it’s clear that spring is upon us. I have seen turkey vultures, geese, bald eagles, and robins. I have seen the tips of crocuses poking through the snow. The maple sap is running slowly but surely. What signs of spring have you seen? Please join us as we […]Read More Spring Events
What does this photo have to do with making maple syrup? Come find out at a free demonstration at the Trillium Center Saturday, March 1 from 4-6 PM.Read More Making Maple Syrup
We have several opportunities to learn about late winter and early spring plant medicines in March. The Community Herbal Intensive begins February 23 and meets monthly. We’ll be doing a demonstration of tapping maple trees and making maple syrup at home. We’ll take a walk to find early spring tree medicines and then sit down […]Read More March Schedule
We are adding new events to our calendar every week now! Keep checking back to find out when the free children’s first aid and wilderness skills class will happen – thanks to all the donors that made this workshop possible! If you would like to help us offer free classes for children (or adults!), please […]Read More Watch the Calendar!
The Trillium Center is using tires from the beach in Conneaut harbor to build the foundation for a sunroom. Volunteers for the Conneaut-based organization will be in the mud pit on Saturday morning pulling tires from the shore. Thousands of new and used tires were illegally dumped in Lake Erie and are slowly surfacing on […]Read More Trillium Center Reuses Old Beach Tires
Reposted from the News-Herald in Ashtabula, OH. The News Herald (news-herald.com), Serving Northern Ohio News Shadybrook programming helps explore spiritual traditions, personal growth Monday, January 14, 2013 By Janet Podolak JPodolak@News-Herald.com @jpodolakatwork With deep roots in Lake County dating to more than a half-century ago in Kirtland Hills, Shadybrook has perhaps come full circle as […]Read More Shadybrook plans a fundraiser to help the Serpentine Project