The Massachusetts chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association. NOFA/Mass welcomes everyone who cares about food, where it comes from and how it’s grown

Growing Organically Since 1982

Organic Bee School

Organic Bee School
Saturday, 23 March 2013 (All day) to Sunday, 24 March 2013 (All day)
Boston University
755 Commonwealth Avenue
Room 314
Boston, MA

$125 NOFA members; $145 non-members

Changed to Saturday, 3/23 and Sunday 3/24, 8:30am-4:30pm due to storm

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; 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 how, why, and when of organic bee management. 
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.
Pre-registration required.
Cost: $125 NOFA members; $145 non-members. 
Books will be provided on the day of the class, for an additional $12. 
For more info, please contact Drew Love by email at or by phone at 330-801-0389.


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