The Art of Beekeeping Workshop with BackyardBees
Date: Sunday, March 17, 2013
Time: 10am -12:00pm
Location: Honey House, Orange, CA (address provided after RSVP)
Come learn the art of beekeeping from Janet and Kelly.
Janet Andrews and Kelly Yrarrazaval, co-founders of Backyard Bees, began rescuing and relocating local honeybee colonies in 2007. With the plight of the honeybee in decline, these two women beekeepers, gardeners, and mothers have resurrected the art of backyard beekeeping.
The Art of Beekeeping workshop covers the following:
- The Backyard Bees Story
- The inner workings of the hive
- Plight of the honeybee
- Sustainable beekeeping methods vs commercial beekeeping methods
- Beekeeping Equipment/Getting started
- Benefits of honey
- Bee Friendly Gardens
- Hands-on honey collecting
- Honey tasting
The workshop will take place at the Backyard Bees Honey House in Orange Park Acres and the address will be displayed after checkout. Please purchase tickets for $15 at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/324368. Maximum 15 people.
Please remember to wear close-toed shoes. For more information about Backyard Bees visit www.backyardbees.net.