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Organic Bee School

  • Feb 9, 2013 · 8:30 AM

NOTE: This class takes place over TWO days. On both days, the class runs from 8:30am-4:30pm.

Saturday 2/9/13 the class is held at:

Nate Smith House
155 Lamartine Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 and Sunday 2/10/13.

Sunday, 2/10/13, the class is held at:

The Food Project
555 Dudley Street
Dorchester, MA 02119


During this two-day Bee School, Jean-Claude Bourrut will go over the basic techniques of organic beekeeping, including materials and equipment, beehive structure, the life cycle of bees, hive development and dynamic, seasonal apiary work, honey and hive products, common pests and diseases, and their organic management.

For those who are thinking about getting bees or are new to beekeeping, this is a great way to learn the Hows, Whys, and Whens of organic bee management.

Pre-registration required.
Click here to register.

Cost: $125 members/ $145 non-members.
Books will be provided on the day of the class, for an additional $12.

About the Instructor: Jean-Claude Bourrut has been keeping honeybees for 20 years in urban and suburban settings. He currently manages a dozen hives in two apiaries.

For more information, please contact Drew Love by email at [masked] or by phone at[masked]-0389.

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