Bee Keeping workshops at Massaro Farms

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Beekeeping Workshops

Junior Beekeeping

Copy of Jr Beekeeping

For up and coming beekeepers aged 10-13

Meets monthly in beeyard at Massaro to observe and care for bees all season long
July 16- Register Here
August 27- Register Here
September 24- Register Here
Saturday mornings 10:15am (90 minutes)
$20 Per Child Per Class
includes use of a farm veil
Class size limited to 10

Adult Beekeeping

Hosted by the farm and conducted by Ted Jones of Jones Apiaries, these hands-on sessions run from spring through fall each year. The workshops take individuals through various steps of backyard beekeeping, from hive assembly and bee introduction to detecting disease and preparing the hive for winter.

Class size is limited to 30 so please RSVP to let us know you are coming. Suggested donation of $10/pp at the event to support apiary management and beekeeping education at the farm. Veils available for your use. You are strongly encouraged to wear a bee suit or long sleeves, long pants and closed-toed shoes for beekeeping workshops.


2022 Beekeeping

May 14
Supering, Inspection and Mite Counts and Summer Management
June 11
Summer Hive Inspection Workshop
July 16
Summer Hive Inspection: How to take mite counts, treat for mite, and feed
August 20
Thinking about Fall Preparation Workshop
September 17
Winter Preparation Workshop