Beekeeping 101- An intro to beekeeping - February 24th
If you have been thinking about owning and breeding bees for honey, this is your chance to learn how!
When: Wednesday, February 24 at 6:00pm
Where: Ward Lumber in Jay, NY
o The honey bee & why we raise them.
o The equipment for happy and healthy bees.
o The Dos and Don’ts of beekeeping and troubleshooting.
o The harvest of bee products.
Dick Crawford of Adirondack Bee Supply started keeping working bees at about age 12. He’s a 4th generation beekeeper on both sides of his family. Dick started keeping bees in Morrisonville, NY after he got out of the Air Force and currently keeps about 60 hives and 50 nucs. He helped Loretta Supernant start the Champlain Valley Beekeepers Association in the late 70s. Dick is the President of the local bee club, does two local farmers markets in the summer and is active in North Country Square Dance.
To register, call Kim at (518) 946-2110, Ext. 120 or register online below