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Introduction to Beekeeping at Shaker Village

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Beekeeping, Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, KentuckyReady to harvest your own honey, Road Trips Foodies? You can learn how at “Introduction to Beekeeping“, set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. February 17, 2018, at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, 3501 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

Fee is $55 per person.

Shaker Village is home to 40 hives that produce spring and fall crops of honey. Learn the basics of setting up your own hives from experienced beekeepers. Participants will learn about the honeybee lifecycle, choosing hive equipment and assembly, hive site selection, pest management, the costs of beekeeping, how to establish your first hives and what to expect in your first year as a beekeeper.

Practical instruction and a variety of guides and resources will be shared. Participants will also take home a beginner beekeeping book.

This session is the first of a two part series. To further develop your beekeeping skills in increasing your apiary through splits, pest management and other topics, consider attending the Beekeeping 102 Discovery Trek in May.

Registration includes one 20%-off dining voucher and complimentary admission to Shaker Village per registrant.

(Photo courtesy of Shaker Hill of Pleasant Village)

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