Fri, Feb 14|
Pike Road Founders Station
Intro to Bee Keeping Ag & Stewardship Seminar
Fall in love with the art of bee keeping this Valentine's Day! Join us Feb. 14 to learn what it takes to raise a healthy hive.
Time & Location
Feb 14, 2020, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Pike Road Founders Station, 4902 Pike Rd, AL 36064, USA
About the Event
The 2020 Agriculture & Stewardship Seminar Series continues on Feb. 14 with local apiculturist Mike Keller and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Intro to Bee Keeping will start with the basics and give an overview of the bee keeping process. The event will be held at Pike Road Founders Station (4902 Pike Rd) from 9 - 11 a.m.
Mike Keller, apiculturist and owner of Southern Sweet Bee, will cover:
- Equipment & Supplies for starting a hive
- Hive placement for suburban & rural properties
- How to maintain a healthy hive
- Honey extraction techniques
- Uses for harvested honey & wax
Intro to Bee Keeping is the February installation of the 2020 Agriculture & Stewardship Seminar Series. This event is presented in partnership by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Town of Pike Road's Ag & Stewardship Club, an ENHANCE initiative committee.