bee hiveTwo years ago we had only 3 hives, we now have a dozen, and will be over doubling that number during the next year or so to 25-30 hives. That is enough to stay busy! There is a lot of buzz today (sorry, I had to pun that) about the many health values of local honey. Also with such a large percentage of honey being imported, with questionable quality, (read morelocal sales of honey have really blossomed. (Oops… there I go again!)

Beekeeping topics will include history of beekeeping; hive setup; equipment; langstroth and top-bar beehives; pests, disease, and colony collapse; and honey extraction.