Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM PST
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Central Oregon Locavore 
1841 NE 3rd St
Bend, OR 97701

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Karen Swirsky 
Central Oregon Locavore 

Locavore Food School Presents:

Natural Beekeeping 

by Beekeeper Ron Lane

Locavore Food School is a monthly, on the second Thursday of each month during the winter, offering of nutrition and cooking classes taught by volunteers and community members including farmers, local food producers, nutritionists, chefs and alternative health care practitioners.


Beekeeping is becoming more popular than ever.  This class will explore where and when to get your bees and provide the information necessary to successfully get started. We will cover the various types of hives, from the traditional Langstroth, to Top Bar hives, to the “James Bond” method of beekeeping.  Topics will include where to locate a bee hive, bee biology, mite treatments, foundation vs foundationless, types of hives, local ordinances and more.  Beekeeping equipment will be available for hands on inspection.  Come prepared for what will likely be a lively round of discussion and questions following the presentation.


-          Where to get bees, when to get them and the types available

-          Basic bee biology and the makeup of a hive

-          Where to locate hives and how many to start with

-          Equipment needed to begin  (hands on for inspection included)

-          A short lesson on mites

-          Local ordinances

$5 Locavore Members

$8 Non-Members