The Francis Cope House
One Awbury Road
Philadelphia, PA 19138
Learn Beekeeping at our new Community Apiary!
Can you imagine yourself as a Backyard Beekeeper? Sign up for a beginner's course in Urban Beekeeping right here at Awbury! Youth and adults are welcome.
Green Sanctuary Earth Institute of Pennsylvania is creating a community apiary on the Arboretum grounds. The Arboretum's public green space is pesticide free, making it an ideal site for three new educational honeybee hives.
Youth can join the 4-H Beekeeping Club, which meets Tuesdays beginning January 10, 2012. The course is 6 weeks long and costs only $25.00.
Adults and youth can enroll in the Comprehensive Beginner's Course, where you'll learn everything you need to get started as a beekeeper, including "swarm control" and "honey harvesting." This 10-week course begins Thursday, February 2, 2012, and costs $120.00. Receive a discount when more than one member of a household enrolls!
Consider giving the holiday gift of a beekeeping class to the student, nature lover, or gardener in your life.
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