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Sawmill Herb Farm Workshops

Rendering Beeswax and Making Beeswax Candles w/ Ang Roell, Sept 18, 5:30-7 pm

Rendering Beeswax and Making Beeswax Candles w/ Ang Roell, Sept 18, 5:30-7 pm

Regular price $25.00
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In this workshop Ang will teach participants how to render beeswax from the hexagons within the hive into clean golden disks for candle and medicine making. Then together we'll use rendered beeswax to make hand dipped beeswax candles together.

Ang Roell (they/them) resides in the Connecticut River watershed, where they co-operate They Keep Bees. They Keep Bees raises Varroa resistant queen bees, leads climate adaptive research, facilitates skill shares and builds collaborative networks. They Keep Bees is a migratory beekeeping operation co-located in MA & NC.

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All workshops are held at our farm at 119 Old Sunderland Rd, Montague, MA. Workshops are rain or shine and are outdoors on grass with some uneven terrain. We have a covered location if it is pouring rain. If it is very bad weather we may cancel or postpone. When you sign up provide an email address for us to contact you in case of a last minute cancellation or delay.  There is an rustic composting toilet available.

Please register in advance for classes and email us with any questions. Workshop materials are included in the class fee. We believe that education should be accessible, while also compensating our teachers fairly. Please be in touch by email if you need a sliding pay scale. 

Refund Policy

  • If we cancel the workshop for any reason all registration fees are fully refunded
  • If a registrant withdraws from a workshop with more than 4 days notice (96 hours) a refund will be issued minus a $5 administrative fee
  • If a registrant withdraws from a workshop with less than 4 days notice (96 hours) or doesn’t show up for a workshop, no refund or exchanges will be given

BIPOC Discount

To honor Sawmill Herb Farm’s values of inclusion, reparations and accessibility, each upcoming workshop will hold at least two spots for low-cost BIPOC tickets at 50% off the posted workshop price. We recognize Black, Indigenous and People of Color have been historically and contemporarily economically harmed, exploited and marginalized. If you are BIPOC and interested in a low-cost ticket for upcoming workshops, please use code 50OFF when registering for classes.


119 Old Sunderland Rd, Montague, MA. Park across the street from the farmhouse, in front of the red and brown barns close to the road.

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