Canterbury Shaker Village Offers Beginning Beekeeping Workshop February 21: 2015 series of Shaker-inspired workshops kicks off with a focus on adding pollinators the landscape

Canterbury Shaker Village will kick off its 2015 schedule of Shaker-inspired workshops with Beginning Beekeeping on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 3:00-5:00pm. Beekeeper Amy Antonucci will instruct the workshop and the cost to attend is $3Beekeeping full archive photo0 for Canterbury Shaker Village members and $35 for not-yet-members.

Are you interested in adding managed honey bee hives to your landscape? With an emphasis on natural methods, the workshop will include a discussion of basic beekeeping terms, basic honeybee biology, the equipment needed to get started, types of honeybees and how to get them. Products and services of the hive will be discussed. What to expect in terms of time and money input, and where to get more information will also be discussed.

Amy Antonucci has been keeping bees for honey and pollination since 2005. She served as Vice President of the Seacoast Beekeepers Association of NH and organized their annual Bee School for three years.

Other upcoming Shaker-inspired workshops include Hands on Grafting and Competent Pruning both on April 11; Building Great No-Till, No-Dig Garden Beds on April 18; Home Orchard Care on May 16; The ABCs of Letterpress Printing on June 6; and Shaker Broom Making on June 7. For workshop details or to register, visit http://www.shakers.org.

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