Mar 29 – Free Beekeeping Workshop

PennApic’s Beginner Beekeeping Workshop is a free event held March 29th from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M. at the Union Firehouse, 30 East Canal Street, Dover, PA.  The program follows:

9:00 State of the State of Beekeeping
10:00 Beekeeping Basics
11:00 Honeybee Pest Management
 12:00 Youth in Beekeeping Award, Honey Extraction Demo
 1:00 Warre Hives: Alternative Hives
 2:00 Round-Table Discussion
 3:00 Pollinator Gardens
 Outdoor programs weather permitting

Open hive programs (weather permitting) and an observation hive will give you a view of the inner workings of the hive.  Try your hand at beeswax candle-dipping, learn about solitary bees, and visit the honey-tasting station.  Demonstrations on honey, soap-making, lip-balm making, honey extraction and more! Local honey, hive hardware, and t-shirts will be for sale and a silent auction and door prizes will feature bee- related items!

Whether you are curious about beekeeping, an avid gardener, into local foods, or just love the outdoors, this is the place to be! For more information, please visit our website at www.pennapic.org or call 717-991-8070.

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