Friday, June 24, 2011

The Choreography of Handling Bee Equipment & Working with Bees

Are you a new bee keeper wanting some hands-on assistance with working your bees? If so, Debra Roberts, a Master Bee Keeper and member of BCBC, is offering a workshop designed to address your needs. There are three different dates available for you to choose. The workshop will include lecture and demonstration and lots of opportunities for questions.
Dates: (choose one)
Saturday June 25
Sunday July 10
Saturday July 16
Time: 9:30-12:30
Bring: your bee suit, pen and notebook, snacks and lunch (if you'd like to stay afterwards to eat). Water and iced tea provided.
For more information and directions contact Debra Roberts at 828-712-0880.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Asheville International Pollinator Week June 20th-26th

It takes just 21 days for a worker bee to hatch. That's what we're asking for you to attend the Quen of the Sun showing at the Asheville Fine Arts Theatre on June 21st from 7-9pm with a reception following the film at Laurey's Gourmet Catering, a quick walk across the street from the theatre...$1 per day of growth for these lovely creatures we call honeybees...This movie is moving and tells the amzaing story of how honeybees share their wealth and lives for our lives to bee abundant and rich in so may ways! Come dance the dance of the bees and celebrate them with us!

Todd Elliot will play a few honeybee songs with SJ Bee prior to the showing too!

One more thing...each attendee will receive a free copy of The Honeybee Fly Around Song DVD produced for The Honeybee Project!

Asheville International Pollinator Week June 20-26th

For more information click here!

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Top Bar Hive & Song

Sam Comfort of Anarchy Apiaries provided an engaging presentation in the use of Top Bar Hives, Warre Hives, small cell beekeeping, queen rearing and merry making beekeeping. Sam wove his personal journey with bees into the larger fabric of bee keeping in America. He concluded his talk with original songs celebrating bees and other insects to the delight of the crowd!