Have you been considering adding thousands of new buzzing friends to your back yard? Want to support a healthy ecosystem and overall pollinator health? You can do either or both! Join local beekeepers Cindy Holt and Scott Langlais in an engaging conversation about the fabulous honey bee and how you can either be part of the growing community of backyard beekeepers or give them support through your planting and product choices. Bring your questions and your curiosity!
$15, 13 years and up (kids free if accompanied by paying adult)
ABOUT YOUR TEACHERS: Cynthia Holt has been keeping bees in the Providence area for over 6 years. She is the editor of the Rhode Island Beekeepers Association’s newsletter, co-author of Bee Cult along with Scott Langlais, and a member of the RIBA Queen Rearing Committee, assisting Scott and Emily Langlais with running the Queen Yard, an apiary based in Johnston, breeding local queens to sell to area beekeepers. Cynthia is studying to finish her E.A.S. Master Beekeeper Certification in Aug 2018
Scott Langlais has been keeping bees in Providence and Johnston since 2010. Along with his wife Emily, he produces honey and hive products under the name Bare Hand Apiary. He has spearheaded the Rhode Island Beekeepers Association's queen rearing progam since 2014 and recently coauthored the debut issue of Bee Cult fanzine along with Cynthia Holt