March 23, 2013 (All day) to March 24, 2013 (All day)
755 Commonwealth Avenue
$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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 330-801-0389.