Have you ever been curious about beekeeping but felt unsure of where to start?
The New River Beekeeping Association has partnered with Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library to offer free beginner’s classes aimed at answering all your questions about this fascinating hobby.
The programs will delve into fundamental queries like the costs involved in beekeeping, the time commitment required, expected honey yields, and the crucial role of honeybees in pollination. Delivered in an engaging presentation and discussion format, participants will have the opportunity to learn from experienced beekeepers and enthusiasts.
The beginner’s classes will take place at the following locations and times: Saturday, Jan. 13 at Blacksburg Library, 1-3 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 20 at Jessie Peterman Memorial Library, 1-3 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 27 at Christiansburg Library, 1-3 p.m.
No prior registration is required, and all are welcome to attend.
Participants will gain an understanding of the basics of beekeeping and its relevance in supporting biodiversity, agriculture, and environmental sustainability. The sessions promise to be an informative and engaging exploration into the world of bees. Don’t miss this chance to buzz into the world of beekeeping! Join us for these enlightening beginner’s classes and uncover the wonders of these essential pollinators.
For more information about these programs or other library events, visit www.mfrl.org or contact the respective libraries hosting the sessions.
Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library