June 4th, 2016 - 12:00 pm
Location: Sterling College, Craftsbury Commons, VT | Authors: Ross Conrad
Ross Conrad will teach a two-day workshop at Sterling College on June 4 and 5. Getting Stared With Organic Beekeeping: This workshop provides an introduction for folks interested in small scale and backyard beekeeping. Ross will cover natural and organic beekeeping topics and practices including: location and equipment requirements; basic honey bee biology; swarming as an expression of the bees vitality; presence and mindfulness in the bee yard; non-toxic pest and disease control; and an appreciation for the role that pollinators and beekeepers play within the Earth's ecosystem. The program will be punctuated with an open hive demonstration with the opportunity for hands-on experience for students weather permitting.
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