Bees are the world’s most important pollinators of food crops, yet their numbers are declining at an alarming rate. Do you want to know more about the ecological impact of the honeybee and learn a new way to make money in the process? Beekeeping can encourage sustainability of our food systems and supply you with amazing fresh honey to sell. This class will introduce bee biology and behavior, hive selection and management throughout the year, bee diseases and pests, swarming behavior, beekeeping equipment beekeepers, and bee products. All materials included.