Fri, Aug 17|
Verdi EcoSchool Teaching Farm
FULL - Intro to Beekeeping (Ages 5-14) 12:45pm-1:45pm | Fridays
This course meets on Fridays (8/17, 8/24, 8/31, 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5) from 12:45pm-1:45pm.
Time & Location
Aug 17, 2018, 12:45 PM – Oct 05, 2018, 1:45 PM
Verdi EcoSchool Teaching Farm, 1453 Highland Ave, Melbourne, FL 32935, USA
About the Event
8/17, 8/24, 8/31, 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5
Educator: Amanda Rose Newton
This course is designed to introduce students to the world of honeybees from lifecycle to production of everybody’s favorite natural sweetener. In this unique program, students will learn the anatomy, organization, and members of the colony, equipment used in beekeeping, how to assemble and maintain hives, how practices change seasonally, pests and diseases of the hive, and how to harvest and process honey. In addition, students will learn about the foods produced through pollination, identify nectar sources visited by bees, and how to properly sample honey.
Intro to Beekeeping 12:45pm
This course is for students ages 5-14.
Verdi EcoSchool Student Ticket
This ticket is only applicable for currently enrolled Verdi EcoSchool students.