When: Sun., Jan. 12, 2-5 p.m. 2020
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. They increase pollination in your yard and therefore increase your veggie and fruit yields. You may also harvest gallons of honey per year, beeswax, pollen, and propolis, all of which can be used in cooking or medicine. 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 hive upkeep.