"The bee is honored... not because she labors, but because she labors for others." -St. John Chrysostom

Modern Beekeeping
& The Ancient Honey Bee

A history & science course supporting New Hampshire’s farm and forest apiary resources

Tuesday & Thursday evenings, 5:30 - 7 pm

October 4 through Dec. 20

Classes held in person w/ zoom option at
Carroll Academy in Tamworth, 680 White Mountain Hwy - Unit 10

Instructor: Athena Contus, Certified Master Beekeeper

$150 or Free for DIPLOMA students:
~ counts as a history credit ~

Includes:

Hive Field Guide For Beekeepers

Supplemental Notebook - electronic format

Book: Storey’s Guide To Keeping Honey Bees

10/4 - Ancient & American Beekeeping History

10/6 - Science, & The Art of Beekeeping

10/11 - The Gifts of Evolution

10/13 - Duties that bind a family of bees

10/18 - Honey bee Queens

10/20 - Four Dynamic Elements of a Colony

10/25 - Swarm Intelligence

10/27 - Hive equipment for New Hampshire

11/1 - Hive Locations & Insuring Colony Health

11/3 - Honey Bees & Native Pollinators

11/8 - Apiary Management Strategies

11/10 - Honey Bees in Winter

11/15 - Hive Inspections

11/17 - Hive Pests & Predators

11/22 - Brood Diseases: Nurseries in Peril

11/24 THANKSGIVING - ZOOM IPM CLASS TBA

11/29 - IPM for Honey Bees

12/1 - Natural Beekeeping Methods & History

12/6 - Honey & Traditional Medicine

12/8 - Honey Harvesting

12/13 - Beeswax - Ancient Uses & Harvesting

12/15 - Apitherapy: Bee Venom for Health

12/20 - Where, When & How to Get Bees


 

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