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Intro to Keeping Honeybees at the Lake County Farm Bureau

Saturday March 7, 2020 at 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Lake County Farm Bureau
70 S. US Highway 45
Grayslake, IL 60030
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Intro to Keeping Honeybees at the Lake County Farm Bureau

An Introduction to Keeping Honeybees
Saturday, March 7, 2020

This classroom workshop introduces a unique overview of beekeeping to those interested in local honey bee husbandry, and is perfect for those who are just starting out with limited knowledge and experience. Information is an important first step to any new beekeepers success, and participants will receive up to date resources for their beekeeping journey. Some of the questions answered in this course include:

In addition to a full day of information and handouts, an exhibit of a complete full-sized “Langstroth Style” honeybee hive (without the bees), as well as examples of the tools needed to take care of bees will be on display and demonstrated in the class.

Participants will receive various handouts, box lunch, and a take home copy of “BEECABULARY Essentials”, a 234 page published book by Andrew Connor (a $34.00 value), and will also feature a honey tasting at the end

The deadline to sign up for this course is Friday, December 6, 2019. This workshop has a cost of $99 for Farm Bureau members, and $125 for non-members. If you have any questions about the course or would like to sign up please contact Information Director Andy Blaul at 847-223-6506 or via email at A minimum enrollment is required to hold this program, and the instructor reserves the right to cancel and/or reschedule the course.


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