CLASS DATE: Sunday, March 10, 2019, 11:00am - 1:00pm
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN: the surprising history of beekeeping, how critical bees are to our food system, what is colony collapse disorder and the unique issues urban beekeepers face in New York City. You'll also learn the basics of beehive design, bee biology, and how honey bees communicate through smell, sound and dance.
WHAT ABOUT HONEY?: You'll learn about that too! We'll wrap up our Urban Beekeeping introduction with a 'honey flight' during which you'll taste a few of the 1,000+ flavors of honey from around the world!
WHAT IF I WANT TO BECOME A BEEKEEPER?: This class is perfect for those of you who are considering beekeeping for the first time. If you decide you want to become a beekeeper, join our 2019 Beekeeping Apprenticeship Team (read below)