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Beginning Bee Keeping Workshop

03-11-2017 9:00 am - 03-11-2017 12:00 pm

March 11, 2017, 9 am – noon
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.

Location: Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, East Troy
Workshop Fee: $40

Sign up today! Day of, walk-in registration fee will be $50.

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For more info or questions contact the Workshops Coordinator at 262-642-3303 ext 100 or email