North Bay
North Bay
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
View other events for the week of 4/11/2009
Beginning Beekeeping: Introducing Bees to the Hive
Date Saturday April 11
Time 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Green Gulch Zen Center
1601 Shoreline Highway
Muir Beach, CA 94965
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorGreen Gulch front office
During the second workshop in this series, students will build the frames for their honey combs; design a bee plan for the year; learn how to regularly examine a hive; and participate in a demonstration in which bees are installed into a hive.

A vegetarian lunch is included in the cost of registration. Wear light colored clothing. Children welcome.

Part III will be on Saturday, June 6
Part IV will be on Saturday, July 25

A Note about the Beginning Beekeeping Workshop Series

These workshops are designed for everyone interested in honeybees and people who are planning to keep bees for the first time. First-time beekeepers should contact Alan Hawkins, 209.834.7156 to make arrangements to purchase necessary equipment and order honeybee colonies.

Fee for each part: $50, $45 members, $30 limited income.
Please indicate when you register which part you will be attending.

Please call the Green Gulch front office at 415.383.3134 to register.

Related Bio:
Alan Hawkins received the bodhisattva precepts (jukai) in 1992 and works with bees at Green Gulch and in Tracy.
Added to the calendar on Friday Mar 27th, 2009 11:11 AM

We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!


donate now

$ 352.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.


Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network