Explore Beekeeping workshops scheduled

Farm and Food

Kirstin Bailey, senior project associate, kirstinb@cfra.org, 402.870.2390; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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SCOTTSBLUFF, WEST POINT, AND GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA – Three free beekeeping events are set for Nebraskans focused on getting a start in the industry. These workshops in Scottsbluff, West Point, and Grand Island are hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs.

“Explore Beekeeping” will be presented in both English and Spanish.

  • Scottsbluff: Friday, July 9, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. MT, Centennial Park - Gazebo, 400 E. 20th St.
  • West Point: Thursday, July 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. CT, Neligh Park, Log Cabin/330 Center Building.
  • Grand Island: Thursday, July 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. CT, Ashley Park - Picnic Shelter, 220 W. Capital Ave.

“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 for Rural Affairs. 

Registration is required one day in advance; contact Bailey by emailing kirstinb@cfra.org or calling or texting 402.870.2390. For more information on these and other events, visit cfra.org/events.

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