About 8th & Bee Homestead & Resilience Guild

8th & Bee Petaluma Homestead Farmstand and Resilience Guild is a city homesteading project from Tiffany Renée and Jaimey Walking Bear. Through curated and community-contributed content, virtual events, and visuals, our mission is to provide you with practical, bite-sized solutions and inspiration to grow food, build soil and self-resiliency.

 

A Quick Guide to this Website

This site is constantly evolving and unfolding, created for and with the community at large. Check back often to watch how it grows.

The Homestead

Our blog and visual gallery, where you’ll be able to find:

  • 8th & Bee stories and updates
  • Updates and video of our bees
  • Garden and homestead how-tos
  • Education: Permaculture, organic farming, soil science, and more
  • Guest posts and content
  • In-depth tours of other homesteads, urban gardens, farms, food forests, and more

The Resilience Guild

The home base for information about our virtual conferences, webinars, and other events. Through conversations with experts and bonus content, we explore topics ranging from food forests and permaculture to carbon farming, fibershed, beekeeping, and more.

Video

Do you ‘Scope? We’re active on Periscope, providing live look-ins on our lovely bees, updates on the garden, and spotlights on the gardeners, homesteaders, and farmers we meet. If you’re a Periscope user, follow us @TiffanyReneePetaluma for the latest and greatest.

Don’t have the Periscope App? Want to see archived videos? Check our archived Periscope videos over on our YouTube channel. You can find our Periscopes — and Tiff’s GoPro hive dives, and anything else we happen to cover on camera over on our YouTube channel.

8th & Bee Farmstand

Our Petaluma Homestead Farmstand is equal parts permaculture garden and small-scale production farm. Occasionally we’ll have veggies and starts available. The list is always changing so check back often!

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About Tiffany Renée

A former Petaluma Vice Mayor and outspoken advocate of Slow Fashion, Tiffany relaunched Pashm & Co in the fall of 2014 with a very simple but important belief — that fashion can be both beautiful and ethical, and can bring prosperity to where it’s needed most in the world. Tiffany holds a Permaculture Design Certificate taught by Toby Hemenway and Daily Acts, an MA from California Institute of Integral Studies with a focus in Integral Ecology, and a BA in Women’s Studies from Mills College. Renée is President of the Petaluma Grange, and is a beekeeper — studying under Ettamarie Peterson and Serge Labesque. She is a 2007 Fellow of the Leadership Institute for Ecology and Economy. She frequently speaks on Local Economy and Regenerative Businesses.

About Jaimey Walking Bear

Jaimey’s professional resume is highlighted with more than 20 years’ leadership in marketing, training and development, and event production in the retail and technology sectors. Outside of the tech and event scene, Jaimey finds peace and solace as a soil nerd and lover of wide open spaces. He’s also uber-passionate about Veterans issues, music, and SF Giants baseball. Jaimey holds a BA in Environmental Education from Sonoma State University. He is former Board Member of Friends of the Petaluma River and is a founding Board Member of the Petaluma Music Festival.