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This class is designed to help the aspiring beekeeper become more knowledgeable about the craft of beekeeping. With instruction split between the classroom and in the open hive, you will learn from an experienced professional beekeeper about the life cycle, biology and development of honeybees, as well as the equipment, the vocabulary, and best practices for keeping bees and producing honey naturally. A descriptive manual, written by the instructor and used during these classes, is included in the class fee. Please wear long sleeves, pants, and closed-toed shoes. Bring your lunch and protective gear, if you have it.
Saturday, April 28, 8 am-2:30 pm.
Instructor: Brian Fishback, BD Ranch.
Price: $60, or register for both Beekeeping I and Beekeeping II before April 14 for $100.
Location: Soil Born Farms American River Ranch in the Schoolhouse and Field, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670.
For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call (916) 363-9685.