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The Amazing Products of the Honeybee Hive

Relish: Center for Urban Agriculture

Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The Amazing Products of the Honeybee Hive

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Workshop and Materials Fee Ended $25.00 $1.62

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Got my Mind on my Honey and my Honey on my Mind:
A hands-on workshop on the amazing products of the honeybee hive, including honey tasting, beeswax crafting, and more.


Have you ever wondered exactly how bees convert nectar into honey? Or, why they make more honey than they need to survive?

What about where beeswax comes from, exactly? Does eating bee pollen REALLY help with allergies, or is that just a myth?


In this two hour, DELICIOUS and FUN hands-on workshop, you will learn some amazing facts about the main products of the honeybee hive: honey, beeswax, propolis, pollen,  and royal jelly. You will learn: 


★ when, how, and why these products are produced by the bees, and some of their medicinal properties 
★ how to melt and filter raw honeycomb into useable beeswax 
★ simple recipes for using the products of the hive to make infused honey, candles, and lip balm 
lip balm
You will taste infused honey (cinnamon! chili-pepper! and more!) and create lip-balm from an easy-to-follow recipe! 
Each participant will go home with a tube of their own lip balm! 


Class is $25. Presented by Stephanie Elson of The Bevevolent Bee

Space is limited! Register today.

Have questions about The Amazing Products of the Honeybee Hive? Contact Relish: Center for Urban Agriculture

When & Where

Sanborn Ct
Somerville, MA 02143

Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Relish: Center for Urban Agriculture

Relish, located in the heart of Union Square, Somerville, MA, offers hands-on classes and workshops from experienced instructors on all topics related to urban farming and food production, as well as providing high quality supplies and equipment.
We host programs every Saturday and on weekday evenings. Typical workshops are 2-3 hours long. Topics include backyard chickens, beekeeping, raised beds and cold frames, mushrooming, canning, herbal remedies and more. Relish Kids! is a series of week-long classes for kids over summer vacation and school breaks. 
Relish classes emphasize hands-on learning and in-class projects. Participants gain direct experience in urban agriculture and typically will have completed a project to bring home after class.
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