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Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping

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Sticky Art Lab

1682 University Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94703

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Honeybees are a joy to keep in the backyard simply for their buzzing presence and, on hot days, the smell of honey wafting through the air within ten feet of the hive. They increase pollination in your yard and therefore increase your yields from fruit trees and vegetables. You may also harvest gallons of honey per year, beeswax, pollen, and propolis from the hive, all of which can be used either in cooking or medicine. We’ll cover what you need to know to feel ready to have a Langstroth backyard beehive – how to get bees, what equipment you need, where to put the hive, how to extract honey and upkeep the hive. There will be local honey to try!


Instructor: Jennifer Radtke has been keeping bees in her backyard for 13 years, and has developed the beekeeping education program at the Oasis. She is former vice-president of the Alameda Co Beekeeping Association.

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