Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Regional beekeeping conferences this weekend
It's a good time for honey and sustainable practices! Two beekeeping conferences are scheduled for this weekend...
Saturday, March 6
City Bees Detroit is hosting All About Bees!, a series of hands-on workshops at the Detroit Waldorf School on Saturday, March 6.
-Beekeeping in Community Development
-Honey and Nutrition
-The Fine Art of Honey Tasting
-Bee Biology & Bee Gardening
-Working with Local Government
Find more info on the Detroit conference here
Friday & Saturday, March 5, 6
OSU Extension's Honey Bee Lab hosts "the largest single-day beekeeping workshop in the United States".
In addition to formal presentations on both days, Saturday workshops include:
-Beekeeping Without Chemicals - Can It Be Done?
-Recognizing Bee Dieseases
-Don't Break Your Back Keeping Bees
-Cooking With Honey
-BASIC BEEKEEPING – The First & Second Spring Season
-The Brood Nest -- Kids' Session: Creative Edible Honey Bee Art
-Status of Midwest Queens
-Diversified Sideline Beekeeping
-Hauling Package Bees
-BASIC BEEKEEPING – The Honey Crop
-The Brood Nest -- Kids' Session: Honey Extraction 101
-Modern Management of Modern Bee Problems
-Making Jams & Jellies with Honey
-BASIC BEEKEEPING -Catching Swarms & Making Colony Increases
-The Brood Nest -- Kids' Session: Bee Communicaton
Find more info on the Wooster conference heres' Session: Bee Communicaton