An Online Urban Beekeeping Workshop!

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I’ve been getting some requests to do online workshops for some of my fine readers that live outside of NYC so I’ve finally taken a hint!

My first web class will be on Sunday, January the 22nd as part of a three-session, 9 hour beekeeping intensive. It’s going to be as robust and informative as the classes I teach in person here in the city, only with this class you can show up in your pajamas. Hell! Take the class naked for all I care!

In all seriousness though, we’ll cover all the basics of beekeeping: honeybee anatomy and behavior, types of hives, urban forage, acquiring bees, hive management, honey harvesting, pests and diseases and winter management. It’s going to be a lot of information, but the goal is to adequately visually demonstrate everything you need to know to get started with bees this spring.

My focus will be on treatment-free and passive pest and disease management but we will discuss other forms of treatment and discuss the pros and cons of utilizing them.

Check out the Eventbrite page for the class HERE!


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