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Beginning Beekeeping: Extracting Honey

Date:
Saturday, June 06, 2009
Time:
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Type:
Class/Workshop
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Green Gulch Farm
1601 Shoreline Highway
Muir Beach, CA 94965
Phone: (415) 383.3134

Green Gulch Farm & Zen Center Beginning Beekeeping

Workshop participants will get hands-on experience harvesting the Green Gulch honey crop. Steps include removing honey from the bee colonies, using equipment to crush and strain the honey, and bottling honey. Plans for a simple honey extractor will be distributed. Anyone may attend (Parts I and II not required), and children are welcome. Lunch is included in the cost of the workshop. All workshop participants will take home a bottle of freshly extracted honey. Meets in small dining room.

Fee: $50, $45 members, $30 limited income

NOTE: Part IV of the series will be on Saturday, July 25.

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

Related Bio(s): Alan Hawkins Alan Hawkins received the bodhisattva precepts (jukai) in 1992 and works with bees at Green Gulch and in Tracy.
Added to the calendar on Fri, Mar 27, 2009 11:46AM
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