Organic Beekeeping for Beginners - Two Day Intensive
Saturday, May 19, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, May 20, 2018 (All day)
This workshop provides an introduction for folks interested in small scale and part-time (backyard) beekeeping. The workshop will present a balanced view of natural and organic beekeeping topics and practices including: location and equipment requirements, basic honey bee biology, swarming as an expression of the bees vitality, overwintering, presence and mindfulness in the bee yard
non-toxic pest and disease control, and an appreciation for the role that pollinators and beekeepers play within the Earth’s ecosystem
The program will be punctuated with an open hive demonstration with the opportunity for hands-on experience weather permitting.