Sunday, February 13, 2011

Sign up now for WNC Bee School

The WNC 2011 Beginners Bee School
Saturday/Sunday, March 12-13, 2011

Click here to register.

Folk Art Center, Blue Ridge Parkway, Milepost 382, Asheville, NC
BEE SCHOOL HOURS: Saturday 9-4:30 Sunday 12-4:30
Then mail $20 check to
Buncombe County Beekeepers, PO Box 785, Asheville, NC 28802

The WNC Center for Honeybee Research and the Buncombe County Beekeepers present this 2 day Introduction to Beekeeping. This will give you enough information to make thoughtful choices for your new hobby. Subjects covered include:
*what to do before you get your bees
* costs involved/equipment needed
* terminology, the language of beekeepers
* the colony as a Superorganism
* pollination and floral sources of nectar
* honey and other products of the hive
* keeping your hive healthy
* beekeepers’ chores by the season
* resources and where you can learn more

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