Eastern Shore Food Lab

Beekeeping 101

Put on your bee veil and peek inside a hive. Develop an intimate understanding of our insect allies and strategies for ensuring their survival. Study bee anatomy, nutrition and colony behavior, and learn how to establish a hive. 

Hosted by the Eastern Shore Food Lab, the application and dates for the Spring 2020 Beekeeping 101 course will be announced in November. The course is offered biweekly for seven classes in the Sophie Kerr Room of Miller Library at Washington College. 

Undergraduate Course

4:00-6:00 p.m.
The course is free to Washington College undergraduates who are accepted into the program. Class size is limited. Download the application (MS Word) and submit by November 30, 2018.

Community Course

6:30-8:30 p.m. 
Registration fee is $130.00. Class size is limited. Registration deadline is January 12, 2019. Information about registration and payment will be available in November 2019.

Michael Embrey shows Washington College students how to use a bee smoker.Michael Embrey shows Washington College students how to use a bee smoker.

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