HIVES & 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)