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 Beekeeping 101 course with entomologist Michael Embrey starts Thursday, January 24, and continues 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. Please make check payable to: Tuckahoe Apiaries. Mail to: PO Box 630 / Greensboro, MD 21639.

For program information, contact Mike Embrey, 410-924-0028, or mecharjew@yahoo.com.

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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