Beeswax Candle Making with Elena Miller
During this event, we will discuss:
- Feeding bees
- Various recipes
- Time of year variations: Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter
- Why and Why not
- Demonstration of creating a hard candy brick for Winter feeding
Class Size: This class is limited to 10 participants. First 10 to RSVP will get the address. The class will be taught at my friend’s house in Broomfield. Please RSVP to Don Studinski using: email@example.com
Join Grow Local Colorado, Waste Farmers, Slow Food Denver and The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union for a night of fun, food, and music to benefit front range farmers affected by the floods.
All tickets are donations to support the Front Range Farm Relief Fund, supported by The Local Food Shift, The Boulder Community Foundation and the Boulder County Farmers Markets. All funds will go into a special Front Range Farm Relief Fund for grants and low-interest loans to farms, ranches and food producers impacted by the floods.
Select whichever donation amount is meaningful to you. Let our local farmers, ranchers and food producers know how important they are to each of us and to our community!
All classes are Tuesdays evenings from 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. There are eight class sessions in each course.
Most participants come to the Beekeeping Class with an interest bees, their place in our world, and to learn just what is involved in beekeeping. Some are completely new to the hobby while others have been or are current beekeepers wishing to refine and update their knowledge.
The program’s mission is to develop knowledgeable beekeeping ambassadors to help educate and inform the larger community. The welfare of bees and beekeeping is of utmost importance, now more than ever, so the program aims to improve awareness of beekeeping issues in Boulder County, Colorado and beyond.
- A Beginner’s Year
- The History of Beekeeping in Colorado
- Honey Bee Biology
- Bees & Wasps of Colorado
- Honey Bee Health
- Alternative Approaches to Beekeeping
- The Hardware of Beekeeping
- The Beekeeper’s Year
- Tom Theobald
- Tom Nangle
- Suzanne Connolly
- Doyen Mitchell
- Phil Bradbury
- Tracy Bellehumeur
- Julie Finley-Ridinger
- Whitney Cranshaw
- Miles McGaughey
- See more at: http://www.bouldercountybeekeepers.org/classes/
We’re looking forward to a crowd again – but this time YOU all are our speakers. Please come and bring observations about your hives/bees, questions that we can share and maybe answer, news about what’s going on in the bee community, maybe how you did at the Honey Festival in Parker, etc. How are your honey supers doing? Come and talk about them.
We are a good group of beekeepers, both old and new, so do come and share the bees with us. Everyone is welcome.
Also, if you’d like, bring a dish for our put luck. The club will furnish utensils, napkins, plates, and water. Who knew – great beekeepers = great cooks…..There may be honey for sale at the meeting.
The library will be there also for your use.
For you newbees, the parking lot in front of the firehouse fills up rapidly, but there is plenty of parking just past the firehouse in an athletic field public parking lot.
We hope to see you there. Please feel free to contact me if you have questions or need directions to the firehouse.