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Saturday June 24 - Sunday June 25, 2017 - Middlebury Inn, Middlebury, Vermont

Two-Day Organic Beekeeping Intensive For Beginners: Fee: $110.00   (includes Lunch) 

This two-day intensive workshop provides an introduction for folks interested in small scale and part-time (backyard) beekeeping. The workshop 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 beeyard; non-toxic pest and disease control; an appreciation for the role that pollinators and beekeepers play within the Earth's ecosystem, and more. The program will be punctuated with an open hive demonstration with the opportunity for hands-on experience by students weather permitting.


Saturday July 8, 2017 - Vermont Beekeepers Association - Middlebury Union High School, Middlebury, Vermont


Wednesday July 19, 2017 - Elmer Farm, Middlebury, Vermont - General honey bee presentation for CSA participants


Saturday September 16, 2017 - Sterling College, Craftsbury Common Vermont - Bee talk for Sterling Beekeeping Club and open hive demonstration (weather permitting)


Friday September 22 - Sunday September 24, 2017 - Common Ground Country Fair, Maine Organic Farming and Gardening Association, Unity, Maine


Thursday November 2 - Saturday November 4, 2017 - Wisconsin Honey Producers Association Convention - Au Claire, WI- TBA - http://www.wihoney.org/