Beekeeping Workshop Set for Feb. 1

1/4/2014 7:00 AM

The Lancaster County Beekeepers Society will hold a workshop on beekeeping basics 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at The Gathering Place, 6 Pine St., Mount Joy, Pa.

The topics will include hive biology and bee lifecycle, choosing a proper location, tools and equipment, how and where to get honeybees, caring for hives, and harvesting honey.

The cost is $45, which includes lunch, snacks and a yearlong membership in the society. The cost for additional household members is $35.

Registration is required by contacting Jim Pinkerton at 717-653-5911 or Matt Libhart at workshop<\@>

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