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Farmers Market: Bee Keeping 101 Class

  • Grow Benzie 5885 Frankfort Highway Benzonia, MI, 49616 United States (map)

WHAT?
6/25 Special Events:
*** BEEKEEPING 101 WORKSHOP***

The farmers market will offer seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, and local foods. Our Grill Benzie Food Truck will be there selling fresh food with ingredients grown onsite or sourced locally. We will also be offering free daily nutrition and culinary demonstrations at 3:30 and 5:00, open to the public. You can also take this time to grab your family and walk our edible trail system that lines the property or play through our edible mini golf course! 

Beekeeping 101** A beekeeping 101 workshop will cover basic bee biology, hive architecture, seasonal maintenance, and discuss honeybee pest and disease management. This class is for farmers, beginning producers, retiring/transitioning producers, organic producers, specialty crop producers, sustainable producers, value-added producers, small business owners, and anyone interested. Sponsored by the USDA-Risk Management Agency and in partnership with Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology, this workshop aims to share knowledge with producers to increase their viability and reduce financial, production, and marketing risks. Grow Benzie's goal is to deepen relationships between organizations, farmers, and the community.$10 per person. Scholarships available. Time and Presenter TBA


WHERE?
Grow Benzie 5885 Frankfort Highway (M-115), Benzonia, 49616
30 minutes west of Traverse City
30 minutes north of Manistee
1 mile west of stoplight in Benzonia
5 miles east of Frankfort

WHEN? 
Every Monday from June 4 through August 27 from 2-6pm. 

HOW MUCH?
Free to attend
*** WE DO ACCEPT: Bridge Card/EBT, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Project Fresh, Senior Market Fresh, and Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program tokens.

QUESTIONS?
231-882-9510 or info@GrowBenzie.org

Earlier Event: June 25
MiFiberShed Open Studio