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Organic Beekeeping Class for Beginners

- May 7, 2022 -


May 07, 2022 - May 08, 2022    
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Organic Beekeeping Class for Beginners
Saturday and Sunday, May 7 – 8, 2022
9:00am – 5:00pm both days

Learn about the current state of the honeybee and the beekeeping industry, as well as alternatives to the failing status quo. Designed for the rank beginner, but beneficial for those with several years experience, we cover honey bee biology, resources for sourcing bees, choosing an apiary site, and the tools and equipment you will need. Includes:
— 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
— an appreciation for the role that pollinators and beekeepers play within Earth’s ecosystem
The program includes an open hive demonstration with the opportunity for hands-on experience for inexperienced students, weather permitting.

Location: Metta Earth Institute, Lincoln Vermont
Fee: $135 * (Includes a free copy of the Natural Beekeeping Book or DVD – your choice)
Register: Call Ross at 802-349-4279 or email at
* Meals and Accommodations extra- Contact Gillian at MEI to arrange