Bees in a Box

We have another Beekeeping with the Duluth Folk School class open for registration! It’s not as tricky as one might think to get 3,000 flying insects to stay where you want them. In this class, participants will walk away with basic understanding of three processes of hiving a package of…

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Catching the Buzz: Beekeeping for Beginners

In ‘Catching the Buzz: Beekeeping for Beginners,’ you will learn what is required (time, effort, cost) to manage honeybees in northern Minnesota. You’ll also learn basic beekeeping skills, hive placement, different types of honey bees, what tools to use, and personal protection options. You will also assemble your own Langsroth…

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Catching the Buzz: Beekeeping for Beginners

Honey Extraction

  • Catching the Buzz (Day 1 of 3)
    February 22, 2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Catching the Buzz (Day 2 of 3)
    February 23, 2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Catching the Buzz (Day 3 of 3)
    February 24, 2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Instructor

*All registrations must be completed by February 10 so we have time to order supplies – don’t delay! In this class, you will learn what is required (time, effort, cost) to manage honeybees in northern Minnesota. You’ll also learn basic beekeeping skills, hive placement, different types of honey bees, what tools to use, and personal Continue reading

New Class: Crush Comb Honey Extraction

Honey Extraction

Are you a new beekeeper with a hive or two, and maybe a half-dozen frames of honey that you’d like to harvest? Or perhaps you can’t figure out how to best get the honey out of your combs, and you’d like to learn from the experts. Or maybe you’re planning…

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Crush Comb Honey Extraction

Honey Extraction

  • Crush Comb Honey Extraction
    September 23, 2016
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Instructor

Are you a new beekeeper with a hive or two, and maybe a half-dozen frames of honey that you’d like to harvest? Perhaps you can’t figure out how to best get the honey out of the combs, and you would like to learn from the experts. Or perhaps you’re planning to keep bees, and you’d Continue reading