When: Sun., Feb. 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 2017
Honeybees are a joy to keep in the backyard simply for their buzzing presence and, on hot days, the smell of honey, wafting through the air within ten feet of the hive. They increase pollination and yields from fruit trees and vegetables. You may harvest gallons of honey, beeswax, pollen, and propolis from the hive. We’ll cover what you need to know to feel ready to have a Langstroth backyard beehive – how to get bees, what equipment you need, where to put the hive, how to extract honey and upkeep the hive. Come try local honey!