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Session 6: Honey Jarring & Processing
Group A & B: Sunday, Aug. 20, 1 to 4 p.m.
Learn how to harvest honey, so that it is ready to enjoy and share, and render wax to be used in candles, soap and lip balm.
Session 7: Late Summer Hive Check and review
Group A: Friday, Aug. 25, 1 to 4 p.m.
Rain date: Friday, Sept. 8, 1 to 4 p.m.
Group B: Sunday, Aug. 27, 1 to 4 p.m.
Rain date: Sunday, Sept. 17, 1 to 4 p.m.
Review what you have learned in the classroom and bee yard to prepare for beekeeping on your own.
Session 8: Put the Bees to Bed
Group A & B: Sunday, Nov. 5, 1 to 4 p.m.
Wrap up the season by conducting a final check for parasites, wrapping the hives and ensuring equipment is ready for winter storage. Students will go home with a jar of honey.