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Most Saturdays ongoing throughout the year (9am - 12:30pm) and Wednesdays (May -October) you can find us at the Middlebury Farmer's Market, located at the VFW on Exchange Street, Middlebury - Honey booth and book signings

Other events include:


Saturday and Sunday February 16-17, 2019 - Northeast Organic Farmers Association (NOFA) Conference, Burlington, Vermont


Saturday and Sunday May 18-19, 2019 - Beginning Beekeeping Class -  Lincoln, Vermont

This class provides an introduction for folks interested in small scale and part-time (backyard) beekeeping. Ross will present a balanced view of natural and organic beekeeping topics and practices including:

  • location and equipment requirements
  • 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 the Earth’s ecosystem


The program will be punctuated with an open hive demonstration with the opportunity for hands-on experience weather permitting.
Fee: $125 per person
(includes course text: Natural Beekeeping 2nd Edition)
Location: Metta Earth Institute, 334 Geary Rd. South, Lincoln, Vermont
Register: Call 802-349-4279 or email: dancingbhoney@gmail.com

Sunday June 2, 2019 - Advanced Beekeeping Class - Middlebury Inn, Middlebury, Vermont

9:00am – 5:00pm

This class builds on the beginner class and covers working with Queens, nucleus colonies and swarms. We will also follow the products from the hive (pollen, propolis, honey, wax, royal jelly and bee venom) from production through harvesting, processing and final uses especially as they apply to health and healing (apitherapy). There will be an opportunity for a hand’s-on nuc making session in a nearby bee yard weather permitting. Due to the logistics of making nucleus colonies, the class size is limited to 10 participants on a first come, first serve basis.

Fee: $70 per person
Location: Middlebury Inn, Court Street, Middlebury, Vermont
Register: Call 802-349-4279 or email: dancingbhoney@gmail.com


Friday -Sunday September 20-22 - Common Ground Country Fair, Unity, Maine


Saturday-Sunday October 5-6, 2019 - Michigan Beekeepers


Saturday-Sunday October 12-13, 2019 - A.I. Root, Medina, Ohio