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Bees Besieged: A History of Beekeeping

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November 17: 1:30 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.”

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Date:
November 17
Time:
1:30 pm
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Organizer

Jane Vossler
Phone:
(802) 434-5439

Venue

Community Senior Center of Richmond, Huntington and Bolton
PO Box 508
Richmond, 05477
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Phone:
(802) 434-3504