Intro to Beekeeping and Honey

Sunday, June 28, 3:00 to 5:00 pm

Curious about bees? Thinking about keeping your own hive? Learn how to get started and the basics of equipment, managing hive health, and honey production. Inspect a hive
and queen close-up. Taste samples of seasonal honey. See forage plots planted as nectar sources as well as cover crops. Veils provided.

Time: 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Limited to 12.
Fee $15 per person.

Your host Dave Owens has been raising honeybees for 18 years, and manages a dozen hives following organic principles. He is an active member of Beekeepers of the Susquehanna Valley.