Shaker Village to Hold Introduction to Beekeeping Workshop Feb. 25

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill will hold an Introduction to Beekeeping workshop as part of its Discovery Trek program on February 25 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Shaker Village is home to 40 hives that produce spring and fall crops of honey. Learn the basics of setting up your own hives from experienced Shaker Village beekeepers. Participants will learn about the honeybee lifecycle, choosing hive equipment and assembly, hive site selection, pest management, the costs of beekeeping, how to establish your first hives and what to expect in your first year as a beekeeper. Practical instruction and a variety of guides and resources will be shared.

Registration is $55 and includes admission, a 20% off dining voucher, and a beginner beekeeping book. To register, use this link: Merin Roseman. For more information, call: 800.734.5611