Beekeeping 101

September 17, 2016
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Greensgrow Farms 2501 E. Cumberland Street Philadelphia, PA 19125

Join Greensgrow for a Beekeeping 101 Workshop, led by Don Shump, President of the Philadelphia Beekeeper’s Guild. Whether you’re a novice or experienced beekeeper, or just considering beekeeping, this workshop will give you the ins and outs. The class will touch on bee biology, bee behavior, hive management, swarming, equipment, and bee products.

Whether you are an experienced beekeeper, a new beekeeper, or just thinking about starting a backyard beehive, this workshop will give you through the ins and outs of managing honey bees. Don Shump, president of the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild and Greensgrow’s beekeeper, will be on hand to share his years of experience as an apiarist in Philadelphia.  Don will walk you through a beekeeper’s typical first year so you know what to expect, and he will tell you what local resources are available to help you succeed. Plenty of time will be allotted for discussion; please be prepared to ask questions. The class will touch base on Bee Biology, Bee Behavior, Hive Management, Swarming, Equipment and Bee Products.