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Hives & Honey

DSC_0240.JPGHIVES & HONEY

Honeybees are responsible for about a third of our food supply!  Join Brenda for a look at bee-keeping past & present.  Discover the amazing social structure within the honeybee colony.   Explore some of the folklore and history of the apiarist (beekeeper).   Brenda will discuss the products of the hive:  honey, bee pollen, royal jelly, & bees wax.  Become a honey connoisseur as you experience a honey tasting.   Learn about the health benefits and cooking techniques associated with bee products.  Also see a candle-making demonstration using pure beeswax.  Then take a quick bus ride out to the cranberry bogs in bloom with 20 – 40 million flowers per acre!!!   

(June 2017, dates to be announced)