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Beekeeping on the Homestead

Online

Are you a beginning beekeeper or interested in getting started? In this virtual workshop we will look at the various aspects of four season beekeeping, from the early spring time through to wintering for the following season. Join long-time beekeepers, Tim King & Markey Read of Honey Dew Homestead in Williston, VT for this workshop which will combine prior recorded video with real-time presentation, leaving time for Q&A.

Topics to be covered include:

  • The tools and equipment needed
  • Basic components of a healthy hive
  • Tasks & hive activity by the four seasons
  • Dealing with pests and disease
  • Swarming: good or bad?
  • Harvesting honey and typical yields
  • Helpful references and local resources & more!

Sliding scale: $10-20 for members / $22-30 for non-members / free of charge for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous or a person of color)

Learn more & register here: https://nofavt.org/events/beekeeping-homestead