Beekeeping class planned for Feb. 27

AMSTERDAM – A free beekeeping workshop will be held on Feb. 27 at the Florida town hall, 214 Fort Hunter Road.

The speaker will be Jack Rath, co-owner of the Betterbee. Topics to be presented will be the importance of honeybees; the life of the colony; beekeeping equipment; selection of a location; obtaining bees; working with bees, followed by a round table discussison with 3B Farm and Rulison’s Honey Farm, a news release said.

Admission is free, but reservations are necessary, the news release said. For more information, call 853-4015 or email, [email protected] to reserve a space by Feb. 19.

The program will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and lunch will be provided.

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