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Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping

Live Event
August 17: 7:00 pm

Beekeeping goes back 10,000 years, but bees have been much in the news recently as a multi-pronged scourge has devastated many of the nation’s 2.5 million colonies. Meanwhile, hobby beekeeping has grown exponentially in the country.

Bill Mares, writer, and a beekeeper for 45 years, will tell of the origins and evolution of beekeeping, sometimes referred to as “farming for intellectuals,” with a particular emphasis on his new book, with Ross Conrad, and others, “The Land of Milk and Honey, a History of Beekeeping in Vermont.”

Details

Date:
August 17
Time:
7:00 pm
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Organizer

Margaret Eagan
Phone:
(802) 352-9042
Email:
eagan53@myfairpoint.net

Venue

Salisbury Meetinghouse
853 Maple Street
Salisbury, VT 05769 United States
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