Urban Beekeeper 101, Honey Tasting, & Hive Inspection with Beekeeping Suithosted by
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Did you know that one-sixth of the world’s flowering plant species depend on honey bees for pollination? It’s time to suit up and learn about these docile insects that we all depend on, with one of the premier beekeepers in the NYC area.
Join New York Adventure Club for an exclusive hands-on beekeeping tutorial with Wilk Apiary, which has been keeping honey bees in Queens since 2012.
Led by the owners of Wilk Apiary, our special beekeeping experience will include:
An overview of Wilk Apiary, and how beekeeping in NYC has grown since it was legalized in 2010
A discussion around honey bees, from how they produce honey to their vital role in pollination
A hands-on opportunity to suit up like a professional beekeeper and see honey bees and their hive up close
Tasting honey from the same apiary over two different harvests to see how the taste changes with each new season
Afterward, you’ll go home with a jar of fresh local honey from the apiary!