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Beekeeping: Hive Setup & Installation
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16 May 2020


01:00 pm - 03:00 pm


South Chicago Farm

Saturday, May 16th, 1:00-3:00pm.

** Subject to Change if the IL Stay in Place order is still mandated and will be rescheduled.

Location: South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617.

Instructors: Beatrice Kamau & Malcolm Evans.

Beekeeping workshops are held at our beautiful South Chicago Farm and Apiary.  The workshop is geared for beginning beekeepers who are interested in purchasing or currently own bee hives.  The first course introduces participants to honey bee biology and behavior, hive parts and tools, record keeping, as well as hive installation and set-up. The instruction for the course includes both a classroom-style presentation as well as hands-on work in the apiary.  Participants should wear light-colored pants and a long-sleeved shirt, socks and closed-toed shoes. Protective gear will be provided while in the hives. The workshop will be rescheduled in case of rain.

Please contact info@urbangrowerscollective.org to sign-up.

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