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BACKYARD BEEKEEPING WORKSHOP
February 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm$25 – $50
Backyard beekeeping = Honey + Wax + Pollination. Beekeeping can be a rewarding hobby and provide quality local honey for your family. This workshop will introduce beekeeping basics: equipment, supplies, sources, and techniques. Learn about current issues with beekeeping, local laws, common diseases and pests, and their treatment options. The workshop will also include biology of the honey bee and the life of the hive, history of beekeeping and honey hunting, home honey extraction methods, and plans for a home-built honey extractor.
Workshop cost with online registration in advance is $25-$50 sliding scale; cost at the door is $30-$55. Please register at aprovecho.net/registration.
Scholarships are available once we meet our quota. Children under 12 are always free!
Herbal tea will be provided. Please wear warm clothing and bring any tools or materials of your own you would like to use!