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Beekeeping Series
Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center
Yorktown Heights, NY
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Beekeeping 101
Bee inspired to learn about the fascinating world of honey bees and beekeeping.  This workshop is for anyone with an appreciation of bees and interest in backyard beekeeping.  You will be introduced to terms used in beekeeping, bee biology, and a brief history of beekeeping.  The lifecycle of the queen bee, worker and drone will be reviewed, along with different hive types, tools and equipment.  We will provide guidance on purchasing bees and maintaining healthy hives in more sustainable way.

This is one of 6 Classes offered in this series

Individual Class Fee:

Series of Six Classes:
$100/ 6 classes

Beekeeping 101  
Feb. 26, 10am-12pm
"Bee" inspired by the fascinating world of honey bees and beekeeping.

Hive & Apiary Set-up  
Mar. 5, 10am-12pm
Hive placement.  Order, assemble, and maintain tools and equipment.  

Planting for Pollinators
Apr. 8, 12-2pm
Transform dull lawns into beautiful natural habitats for pollinators.

Hive Inspection and Maintenance
Jun. 17, 12-2pm
Inspecting a hive.  Carefully work with bees, tools and a smoker.

Honey Harvesting  
Sept. 16, 10am-12pm
When to harvest from the hive.  Honey tasting.  

Products of the Hive for Health & Home
Nov. 11, 10am-12pm
Transform natural beeswax into lip balm, salve and hand/body creams.
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Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center (View)
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
United States

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Education > Workshops
Food > Markets & Farms

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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