Led by Master Beekeeper Maggie Wachter
Tuesday, Apr 21st, 6-8pm
$10 owner/ $15 non-owner
This class will cover the basics for setting up a new beehive. Lifecycle, common diseases, equipment will be discussed. Taught by Urbana beekeeper, Maggie Wachter, this class is for anyone considering beekeeping and those who are interested in bees.
teacher: Maggie Wachter is a local commercial beekeeper specializing in gourmet honey. Her teaching apiary is located in Urbana IL with other apiaries on sustainable farms and gardens throughout Illinois. Maggie's favorite pastime is mead-making (honey wine). Prior to becoming a beekeeper Maggie spent twenty years living in France.
type of class: demonstration/observation with live bees in a small observation hive.