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Beekeeping 101

WHAT?
Grow Benzie hosts weekly potlucks on Tuesday evenings throughout the winter- some nights have topics led by an individual and some are panel discussions. This evening, the Benzie Bee Guild will talk about bees in Northern Michigan and the steps it takes to start beekeeping. There will also be a honey tasting to start growing an awareness of different honey profiles. Folks of all experience and interest levels are welcome. There is plenty of food if you're not able to share.


WHEN?
Tuesday, March 12th, 6pm

WHO?
Farmers, beginning producers, retiring/transitioning producers, organic producers, specialty crop producers, sustainable producers, value-added producers, small business owners, curious folks

HOW MUCH?
Free. Folks are encouraged to bring a dish to pass, but is not required. There will be a free-will donation basket at the door, with proceeds benefiting the Benzie Bee Guild events and programs.

WHERE?
Grow Benzie Event Center

5885 Frankfort Highway (M-115), Benzonia, 49616

*** 1 mile west of stoplight in Benzonia

*** 5 miles east of Frankfort

*** 20 miles west of Interlochen

*** 30 miles north of Manistee

WHY?
Sponsored by the USDA-Risk Management Agency 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.

QUESTIONS: 231-882-9510

WEATHER OR NOT?
If Benzie County Central Schools are closed, the event will be cancelled/postponed.

Earlier Event: March 11
World Hunger Awareness Dinner
Later Event: March 13
Days for Girls Volunteer Drop In