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Beginner Beekeeping Course

Fri February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

To register or for full details please go to the website…
http://www.charmcityfarms.org/homeskills/

This course is designed for the beginning beekeeper in mind. Topics covered will be honey bee biology, natural & human threats, disease & pest management, management of honey bee colonies and tools & equipment. After this course a person should have the tools and confidence needed to begin their own bee colony(s) at home, school, church and/or farm.

What you will need: pencil/pen, notebook, smiles

Week One: History of bees. The esoteric approach (no suit, no gloves), origins of bees, bees and land, bees and mammals, natures hypodermic needle

Week Two: Why keep bees? What’s in it for you? What’s in it for Mother Nature? Sustainable products and what to do with them

Week Three: Basics of treatment free beekeeping, vocabulary bees and your neighbor, a relationship that requires maintenance, laws of the land and types of woodenwear

Week Four: Basics of TF continued, buying bees, types of bees, where to get bees

Week Five: Seasonal care and maintenance, step into the apiary, vocab review

Week Six: Seasonal care continued, four east coast climates, your region dictates your care, genetics determine specialized and individualized care

Dates: February 2, 9, 16, 23 & March 2, 9 from 7-9 pm

**Registration is limited to 20 people**

To register or for full details please go to the website…
http://www.charmcityfarms.org/homeskills/

Details

Date:
Fri February 2
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1361353710646163

Venue

Charm City Farms
1310 Hillman St
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States

Organizer

Charm City Farms

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