Benjamin Pixie

Benjamin Pixie has been actively romancing the wilds of this world for over half of his life. He is husband to millions of virgin maidens who dedicate their lives to the sex work of the Earth. In addition to beekeeping, he is a mead maker, a conjurer of spirits, herbalist, a hide tanner, leather worker and warrior poet. He is father of two shining radiant little witches.

Workshops & Presentations

  • Bee Magic & Medicine

    Benjamin will be sharing stories of Bees as stewards of the fecundity of life and examples of alternative styles of civilization that promote diversity.

    Through myth, story and honey tasting this class will ingest the sweet plant medicines of the bees while exploring the bitterness of our current experiments in civilization. Class will include honey sampling and plant lore from the earth's original and greatest medicine makers. We will discuss the poison and catastrophe of monoculture as exemplified in Colony Collapse Disorder. Through stories of powerful plants, pollinators and humans who remember we will untangle the webs of death and amnesia to grieve the losses and celebrate the beauties of being alive in these times of great change.

    120 min | Lucid University
  • Potion Making & Herbcraft

    In this class we will explore the role of magic in the processes of mead making, tincture making and potion craft while brewing a mead for the gathering's following year, and/ or a potion to be offered to the rest of the gathering with intention being set by the class together.

    We will focus on the history and mythology of the ancient and sacred practice of fermentation and explore the delicious intricacies of alchemical transmutation that the bee perform to create the most immortal gold of honey and the ways we humans further this art in the creation of ambrosia- the divine drink of poets and the divine. We will explore various possibilities of mead due to yeast culture/ floral source and addition of herbs, as well as the role of mead and ferments in medicine and herbcraft.

    60 min | Lucid City
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