Saturday, March 16, 2019 9 am – Noon, $40
In this class, you will learn the basic steps on how to start beekeeping. Local beekeeper, Dan O’Leary, of Honey Valley Beekeeping, will tell you how to choose a site for your hives, where you can obtain your bees and equipment, how to properly care for your bees, how to collect the honey and also how to overwinter your hive. This is the perfect beginner class for the hobby beekeeper.
Instructor Dan O’Leary Dan has cared for bees for over 20 years. He has also shared his experiences and knowledge with the garden students at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute for over 10 years. Dan has followed his family’s love for bees. Dan’s grandfather had bees, his father, siblings, son and now his grandsons are helping him carry on the family tradition.
This workshop is very popular and space in limited, sign up today! Registration ends March 13th at midnight. Day of walk-in registration will be $50.
In the Big Brown Barn
Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
W2493 County Rd ES
East Troy, WI 53120
Jim Stute, PhD, Research Director at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, will be discussing the benefits of cover crops for your garden’s soil health.
Waukesha State Bank in Oconomowoc
1227 Corporate Center Dr., Oconomowoc
Hwy. 67 and Corporate Center Dr. (just north of I-94)