Explore Beekeeping workshop scheduled for June

Farm and Food

Kirstin Bailey, senior project associate, kirstinb@cfra.org or 402.870.2390; or Teresa Hoffman, senior communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100, ext. 1012

MUSCATINE, IOWA –  A free beekeeping workshop hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs, Iowa State University, and Muscatine County Extension will help Iowans who are interested in getting started in the industry. 

“Explore Beekeeping” will be Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Muscatine Agricultural Center, 3200 Lucas St., Muscatine. The workshop will be presented in both English and Spanish.

“If you’re curious about beekeeping, join this training to learn about bee biology, how the hive functions as a system, costs to start beekeeping, and how to begin,” said Kirstin Bailey, senior project associate for the Center. “There will be a hands-on session with a presentation, as well as an opportunity to see the inside of a live hive.”

Registration is required one day in advance. Sign up at cfra.org/events. For more information, contact Bailey at kirstinb@cfra.org or 402.870.2390.

All Center for Rural Affairs events and activities are open to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities and/or persons with limited English proficiency (LEP) will be made if requested in advance.

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