BY EMMA PEPPER, DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS, THE HUB
The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective is kicking off a new series of beekeeping classes across the state!
From the organizers:
Join the Appalachian Beekeeping Collective (ABC) for our free, five-week introductory beekeeping course, Beekeeping 101! Learn from ABC beekeeping staff about the basics of getting started with beekeeping in our area. No experience is necessary. Beekeeping 101 is also a prerequisite for becoming a partner with ABC in 2019. This could be you!
Interested attendees in one of the sessions below can RSVP through ABC’s Facebook events (@appalbeecollective), or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Lewisburg session: Tuesday nights beginning on January 22nd. 7-9 PM at the WV State Fairgrounds.
- Pineville session: Tuesday nights beginning on January 22nd. 6:30-8:30 PM at the Pineville Public Library.
- Beaver session: Wednesday nights beginning on January 23rd. 6-8 PM at the New River Community and Technical College.
- Oak Hill session: Wednesday nights beginning January 23rd. 6:30-8:30 PM at Oak Hill City Hall.
- Bluefield session: Thursday nights beginning on January 24th. 5:30-7:30 PM at Crossroads Church, 740 Panorama Rd., Bluefield.
- Concord University session: Thursday nights beginning on January 24th. 6:00-8:00 PM in Conference Room A/B of the Beasley Student Center, Concord University. You do not need to be a Concord student or staff member to attend this session.
- Hinton session: Monday nights beginning on January 28th. 7 – 9 PM at the Summers County Memorial Building in Hinton.
The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective (ABC) is a group of beekeepers, scientists, and educators committed to training West Virginians in beekeeping, breeding a mite-resistant strain of bee that is successful in our region, and developing improved natural beekeeping best practices. ABC mentors new beekeepers in the art, science and opportunities of sustainable beekeeping.
For more information, visit ABC’s website or Facebook page (@appalbeecollective).