Learn about Beekeeping – November 12

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Interested in learning more about the art and science of beekeeping? Thinking about becoming a beekeeper? Autumn and Winter are a great time to learn and plan!
When: Saturday, November 12, 1-3pm
Where: Fresh Start Growers’ Supply, 1007 E. Jefferson Street
How: Email or Carrie VanWinkle at carrie.vanwinkle@gmail.com or 475-3805 to reserve a spot.
Fee: This fun and informative class will be offered for only $10 person. Contact Carrie for special family rates.
What: You will understand the key decisions of a new beekeeper and how to get started in beekeeping including: Hive choices (top bar hives, Langstroth, and Warre — pros and cons of each); How to find bees to start your hive(s); What to plan for as an urban/suburban beekeeper; recommended resources — local, state, national, online, etc.; locations for your hives; plus plenty of time for Q&A.

Carrie B. VanWinkle is the owner of fleur-de-bee beekeeping. She is an experienced urban and sustainable beekeeper caring for her own and others’ honeybees all over Louisville. Learn more at www.fleur-de-bee.com and Fleur-de-bee on Facebook.

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