Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s "Gardening by the Seasons" Workshop Series Continues with From Hive to Honey
Rutgers Cooperative Extension Agricultural and Resource Management Division is offering the next class in its "Gardening by the Seasons" workshop series entitled, From Hive to Honey in April. This session will take place on Monday, April 18th from 5:30 to 8p.m. at Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County, 355 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, New Jersey. (Turn at the light at ACCC, make the first right). The building is handicapped accessible.
The class will be taught by Jennifer Sawyer, Beekeeper and Rutgers Master Gardener Coordinator for Cape May County. Participants will learn about the basics of honeybee biology, the role of the beekeeper & the bees, and products of the hive. The presentation will be followed by a honey extraction demonstration and honey tasting. Live bees will be on display.
This is a beginners class, therefore, no prior experience is required. Dinner will be served starting at 5:30p.m. and the presentation will follow at 6p.m. The fee for the workshop is $20 per person and pre-registration is required. Please contact Dana Tyndall, Agriculture Secretary, for more information or to register at 609-465-5115 ext. 607 or via email: DANA.TYNDALL@co.cape-may.nj.us.
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, enhance their quality of life, and resolve problems in areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research. Rutgers Cooperative Extension is an education organization within the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and is an equal opportunity program provider and employer. Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County educational programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.
Contact: Jenny Carleo, Agricultural Agent, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County at 609-465-5115, x607 or at Carleo@aesop.rutgers.edu