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Annual Honey Spinning Party

Annual Honey Spinning Party

 What? Learn about honey production from hive to the store shelf. Take a tour of Grow Benzie's hive yard and participate in the frame spinning and honey collection process. Learn from amateur and professional beekeepers around the area.  Why? 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.  Who? Farmers, beginning producers, retiring/transitioning producers, organic producers, specialty crop producers, sustainable producers, value-added producers, small business owners- but everyone is welcome!  When? Tuesday, September 11th, 5pm  How Much? Free  Where? Grow Benzie: 5885 Frankfort Hwy (M115), Benzonia, 49616 1 mile west of US 31/M-115 (Benzonia) 5 miles east of M-22/M-115 (Frankfort) Questions: 231-882-9510

What?
Learn about honey production from hive to the store shelf. Take a tour of Grow Benzie's hive yard and participate in the frame spinning and honey collection process. Learn from amateur and professional beekeepers around the area.

Why?
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.

Who?
Farmers, beginning producers, retiring/transitioning producers, organic producers, specialty crop producers, sustainable producers, value-added producers, small business owners- but everyone is welcome!

When?
Tuesday, September 11th, 5pm

How Much?
Free

Where?
Grow Benzie: 5885 Frankfort Hwy (M115), Benzonia, 49616
1 mile west of US 31/M-115 (Benzonia)
5 miles east of M-22/M-115 (Frankfort)
Questions: 231-882-9510

Earlier Event: September 11
Grow Benzie Honey Harvest & Bee Treatment
Later Event: September 18
Soil Testing and Winter Preparation