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

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April 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
TBD, Springfield

NOFA Members: $80 / Non-members: $100

Over the course of this full-day seminar, Angela will provide an overview of the anatomy, physiology, and social structure of honeybees and their hives. Participants will learn about the tasks and activities of an organic beekeeper's year and with consideration for honeybee nutritional needs — reflect on how to plan for bringing bees into their lives. Angela will review the various types, components, and appropriate equipment for different styles of hive honeybee hives and provide guidance on non-toxic approaches to mite prevention and treatment. Participants in will be guided through the process of designing and creating an action plan for their scale and circumstance. Everyone will leave this workshop with a deeper understanding of honeybees, the annual cycle of healthy hive care, and a vision of what beekeeping would look like integrated into their own daily life.

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