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Ross Conrad

Ross Conrad learned his craft from the late Charles Mraz, world-renowned beekeeper and founder of Champlain Valley Apiaries in Vermont. Former president of the Vermont Beekeepers Association, Conrad is a regular contributor to Bee Culture - The Magazine of American Beekeeping. Ross has led bee related presentations and taught organic beekeeping workshops and classes throughout North America for many years. His small beekeeping business, Dancing Bee Gardens, supplies friends, neighbors, and local stores with honey and candles among other bee related products, and provides bees for Vermont apple pollination in spring.

    Ross's Upcoming Events

    • Ross Conrad at Bennington County Beekeepers Association
      325 North Street, Bennington VT 05201
      April 16, 2015, 7:00 pm

      On April 16th, Ross Conrad will teach a workshop on the The Five "P's"of beekeeping - Pests, Pathogens, Poor Nutrition, Pedigree, and Pesticides. This event is sponsored by the Bennington County Beekeepers Association and runs from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

    • Ross Conrad at Metta Earth Institute
      334 Geary Rd S, Lincoln VT 05443
      May 9, 2015, 9:00 am

      On May 9th and 10th, Ross Conrad will teach a two-day intensive Organic Beekeeping for Beginners class at Metta Earth Institute. Cost to register is $110 per person and includes a second edition copy of "Natural Beekeeping."

    • Ross Conrad at Metta Earth Institute
      334 Geary Rd S, Lincoln VT 05443
      May 23, 2015, 9:00 am

      Ross Conrad will teach an Advanced Organic Beekeeping class all day on May 23rd at the Metta Earth Institute in Lincoln, VT. The workshop will run from 9-5:00 PM and cost $50 to attend.

    Ross's Books

    Natural Beekeeping, Revised and Expanded Edition

    Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture

    Best practices for keeping honeybees healthy and productive with strategies for controlling mites, selective breeding for resistant bees, and more -- now in full color with updated information.

    Natural Beekeeping Book & DVD Set

    In this set, which includes the new, full-color, Natural Beekeping, Revised and Expanded Edition, and a DVD workshop, Ross Conrad brings together the best "do no harm" strategies for keeping honeybees healthy and productive, all of which are covered in a thoughtful, matter-of-fact way.

    Natural Beekeeping with Ross Conrad (DVD)

    This filmed workshop follows Ross Conrad through the dos and don'ts of natural beekeeping, and offers practical information -- including details on apitherapy, the use of bee products in medicinal healing -- every aspiring beekeeper needs to know.

    Natural Beekeeping

    Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture

    Long-term organic solutions for healthy beehives.


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