Interested in learning to keep bees?
Back by popular demand, Debbie Roos, Agriculture Extension Agent with the Chatham County Cooperative Extension will team up again with the Chatham County Beekeepers’ Association to conduct an 8-week Beekeeping School in early 2017 to introduce others to the joys of beekeeping, and to increase the number of skilled beekeepers in our region. Come join us and find out how fun and rewarding beekeeping can be!
Date: Mondays, 6:30-9:00 pm from January 9-March 6, 2017; optional Ask a Beekeeper sessions begin at 6:00 pm before each class.
Cost for 8-week course (includes book + resource notebook):$90.00
The school will include hands-on workshops and hive inspections as weather permits.
To view the course outline and download a registration form: https://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-2017-beeschool/
To register, send in payment along with your registration form. The deadline for registration is December 1.
For more information, email Debbie Roos or call 919-542-8202.
Come learn from our CCBA Master Beekeeper panel at our October 20th monthly meeting!
The CCBA monthly meeting will be held Thursday, October 20th, 7 PM featuring the “Ask a Master Beekeeper” panel: Master Beekeepers from CCBA. A special night of sage advice from our association master beekeepers, so bring those questions you’ve always wanted to ask!
The meeting will be held at the Agricultural Building Auditorium in Pittsboro, NC. We welcome the public, so join us!