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The Art of Beekeeping in Northern Climates (Stillwater)

February 29, 2020, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Get started in the fascinating world of beekeeping. This workshop will address everything you need to practice the art of beekeeping. Topics include: why bees are beneficial, basic bee biology and behavior, beekeeping equipment, selecting a site and starting a bee colony, managing honeybees throughout the year, extracting honey, preparing your hives for winter, and managing surviving colonies the following year. Participants will receive handouts of all topics covered including a list of resources, and will be able to see beekeeping equipment, and catalogs.

Presented by JoAnne Sabin, beekeeper and a member of the Minnesota Hobby Beekeepers Association (MHBA) and The Honey Bee Club of Stillwater.

There is a $5 discount offered for members of the co-op. Bring a lunch or buy a quick lunch from the deli at River Market across the street from class.

To register, phone (651) 439-0366 or email Ola Schmelig at [email protected]. New! You can now register online at http://rivermarket.coop/news/classes/

Please note location change to 221 North Main Street (the same building as the store) in the mezzanine accessible via the elevator at
floor 1R.

Please use street parking or the River Market parking lot.


February 29, 2020
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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