Bee class for current beekeepers- PART 1

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Lindentree Farm, 10 Old Concord rd, Lincoln MA 01773

Got Bees? Great!
Learn how to keep them healthy and raise your own queens.
A simple, natural approach suitable for backyard beekeepers.

April 22nd, 2pm - 4.30 pm
Part 1.  Bee health presentation: when to feed, and what; overwintering and nosema prevention; best practices for varroa mites; queens.
Practical: Spring nuclei. Hands on demonstration in the field, weather permitting (bring your suits).

May 20th, 3 pm - 5.30pm
Part 2. Bee health presentation: a healthy diet, the foundation of bee health; CCD and "fall dwindle"; queen-raising and swarming.
Practical: Split off nuclei of bees started at last meeting, weather permitting (bring your suits).

Charlotte Trim has been beekeeping for over a decade, with a constant focus on bee health.  With consistently above-average survival rates over the past  5 years, it is time to share her new approach to beekeeping and bee health.

Cost: $120.
Pre-registration required ($30). Email or Early registration is recommended as participation is limited.

Location: Lindentree Farm, 10 Old Concord rd, Lincoln MA 01773