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Getting Started: First Steps in Beekeeping

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This workshop will offer practical advice for those who want to have bees and for those who had bees and want to start again.

Beekeeping is like all of animal husbandry: it is a science and an art.  This workshop will give you ample information not only about how to get started, but also a basic understanding of what is involved in today's beekeeping that will allow you to make decisions that are right for you in your personal situation: which hive type would be best for you,, what tools are needed, what is important for the bees' health, where to get bees and what to do initially when you get them.

Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Time:  10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: This class will start upstairs at The Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust Street, Floyd VA AND will end at the Sanctuary, 401 Hideaway Lane, Floyd VA
Cost:  $65.00 / $45 student

East Coast
Spikenard Farm Floyd, VA
United States
Sat, 03/08/2014 - 10:00am to 5:00pm