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Organic Beekeeping for Beginners

334 Geary Rd. South
Lincoln, Vt

Learn about the current state of the honeybee and the beekeeping industry and alternatives to the failing status quo. Designed for the rank beginner, we cover the basics of honey bee biology, resources for sourcing bees, choosing an apiary and the tools and equipment you will need. Safe, nontoxic and effective methods for controlling hive pests and diseases such as mites and foulbrood are covered. The class will be punctuated with visits to the bee yard weather permitting. Fee: $125 for both days (includes copy of course text: Natural Beekeeping, 2nd edition.  To register, call Ross 802-349-4279.