McDowell Honeybees (Marion)

Bee School

Begins: January 31, 2015
When: Saturday January 31, February 7 & 14, 20158:30am – 4:30pm
Field Day – Saturday April  11, 2015
Where: McDowell Technical Community College
54 College Dr, Marion, NC 28752
Cost: Free
Sponsor: McDowell Honey Bees
Additional Information: Everyone is invited to attend the McDowell Honey Bees’ highly popular Bee School—it’s free and open to the public! Our annual Bee Schoolfills to capacity every year, so be sure and sign up early.

In addition to guest speakers covering major topics of interest each day, there will also be honey tasting, a honey extraction demo, door prizes, and lots more!  The course is open to anyone of any age interested in learning the basics of beekeeping, no experience needed. Information will be provided on how you and your family can contribute to the process and become a hobbyist beekeeper.  There will be an opportunity to take the NC State Beekeepers Certification exam at the end of the course.

Contact: To attend, you must register at http://www.mcdowellhoneybees.org . Registration is open and is first come, first served.

For questions, email mcdbeeschool@gmail.com or call Ed Speer at 828-724-4444.