Sun, Jun 14 | Soul Flower Farm

6-14 Intro To Natural Beekeeping

Instructor: Yasir Cross Date: Sunday, June 14th, 2020 Time 10am-3pm Location: Soul Flower Farm Cost: $75 (no-one turned away for lack of funds)
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Time & Location

Jun 14, 2020, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Soul Flower Farm, El Sobrante, CA, USA

About The Event

Join Yasir as he leads you through the basics of bee-friendly, natural, organic, small-scale beekeeping. You will leave this class with a competent knowledge of the fundamentals of natural beekeeping, and be ready to set up your own backyard beehive. The course will focus on a style of apiculture that is exclusively designed for the small-scale beekeeper.

This bee-friendly method aims to care for the bees, allow them to control their own environment, and is a gentler approach than conventional beekeeping, resulting in healthy

contented bees, and superb raw honey!

Topics to be covered in class:

-The history of beehives

-Beekeeping in Bay area climate

-Biology of the honey bee

-Natural comb vs. manufactured comb

-The People's Hive (text included with class)

-Buying bees hives and equipment

-Building your natural hive

-Permaculture and biodynamic beekeeping strategies

-Urban beekeeping

-Harvesting honey and comb

-Homemade extractor

-Medicinal honey use

*We provide tea and a vegetarian lunch.

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