Fact: A bee travels an average of 1600 round trips in order to produce one ounce of honey; up to 6 miles per trip. To produce two pounds of honey, bees travel a distance equal to four times around the earth. This class will give students more insight into the life and important work of the honey bee as well as information about how to become a beekeeper including costs, equipment, setup, location, time commitment and resources. Local hobby beekeepers will be available to answer questions. Registration is required.
Saturday, June 7
9 to 11 a.m.
Location to be announced once registered. Seating is limited.
Speaker: Dennis Blackner, Local Hobby Beekeeper
To register online click here.
For more information, call Corporate Communications at (972) 721-2533.