NOTE: This class takes place over TWO days. On both days, the class runs from 8:30am-4:30pm. Come earlier for check-in on Saturday 3/23/13.
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.
Cost of registration also includes an additional hands-on workshop that will happen in the apiary on April 13. For those interested in bees, beekeeping techniques, starting the craft this spring, this class will provide all the elements you need.
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.