View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
Organic Bee School
755 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 314
Boston, MA
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.
We are sorry, but this workshop is currently at capacity. Please email Drew Love at drew@nofamass.org to be put on the waitlist. Include your full contact info and state clearly the date of the workshop for which you want to register.


Event

Organic Bee School
NOTE: Organic Bee School is held on Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th, from 8:30am-4:30pm on BOTH days.

During this two-day Bee School, Jean-Claude Bourrut will go over the basic techniques of organic beekeeping, including materials and equipment; beehive structure; the life cycle of bees; hive development; dynamic, seasonal apiary work; honey and hive products; common pests and diseases, and their organic management.  

For those who are thinking about getting bees or are new to beekeeping, this is a great way to learn the how, why, and when of organic bee management.

Cost of registration also includes an additional hands-on workshop that will happen in the apiary in April (date TBD). This workshop will focus on inspecting a beehive, how to manipulate frames, recognizing stages of development, diagnosing situations and analyzing appropriate responses. We will also look at what spring management entails concretely, including swarm prevention. Bring your own veil if you have one, we'll provide for those who do not.


Instructor: Jean-Claude Bourrut is the Assistant Director for the Natick Community Organic Farm. He has been keeping honeybees for 20 years in urban and suburban settings, and currently manages a dozen hives in two apiaries. He is also the co-founder of the Boston Beekeeping Club and Tour De Hives, an annual bike tour of local apiaries in the Greater Boston Area.

Pre-registration required.

Cost:
$125 members
$145 non-members

Books will be provided on the day of the class, for an additional $12.

For more information, please contact Drew Love by email at drew@nofamass.org or by phone at 330-801-0389.

Discussion

Location

755 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 314 (View)
755 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 314
Boston, MA 02215
United States


Categories

None

Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Developer Center
Media Center
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Use of Brown Paper Tickets is subject to our Terms & Conditions. All rights reserved. © 2011-2012 Mobile EN ES FR