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Backyard Bee-Keeping

Love Apple Farms

Sunday, October 23, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)

Backyard Bee-Keeping

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Student for Oct. 23rd Backyard Bee-Keeping Class Sold Out Ended $55.00 $2.37

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Did you know that you can keep bees in your backyard?  Most normal-sized yards can play host to a hive of honey bees, and the folks who tend to them enjoy honey, beeswax, royal jelly, and of course, the bees themselves.  In fact, a healthy hive can produce several gallons of lovely, local honey every year. 

These pollinators can be marvelously helpful by making fruits and vegetables more productive.  Here at the farm, we keep bees not just because they help produce richer crops, but also because they are tremendously beneficial insects that are good for our neighbors and surrounding environment. 

Come learn what it takes to keep a busy, productive hive of bees happy!  Learn where to get your bees, how to set up and maintain the hive, and how to protect it from pests and disease.  This is a beginner’s course, so you won’t need to bring any special equipment or supplies. 






Please read our cancellation policy in case you are not able to attend your scheduled class. 

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If the workshop dates don’t work for you, if the class is full, or if you’d like to request that another class be added, please email us and we’ll do our best to accommodate you!

Love Apple Farms gift certificates can be used towards classes, seedlings, and merchandise.  They are available for purchase here

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When & Where

Love Apple Farms
2317 Vine Hill Road
Santa Cruz, CA 95065

Sunday, October 23, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)

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Love Apple Farms

Love Apple Farms is the exclusive kitchen garden for world recognized Manresa Restaurant.  In addition to growing delicious vegetables, fruits, herbs and edible flowers for Chef David Kinch, we are also dedicated to teaching folks how to up their game and lower their carbon footprint.  We also host monthly farm dinners and private events.  Email us at loveapplefarms@gmail.com for more info or to have us custom craft an on-the-farm experience for your family or work group.

Our extensive roster of gardening, preserving, and cooking classes holds interest for just about everyone. Gift certificates are also available.

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