Come learn the timeless skill of beekeeping with sisters, Aubrey Johnson & Gina Nielson, owners of Queen Farina
You'll build your own blue orchard mason bee house to put out in your backyard and leave class with LIVE mason bees for your new bee house. Mason bees are gentle, excellent pollinators, and easy to keep.
Date: Saturday, April 30th, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: "1893" 370 S. 300 E. Salt Lake City, UT
3 hour instruction by Queen Farina on basic beekeeping and the benefits of raw honey. Come to class and build a blue orchard mason bee house and enjoy the benefits of beekeeping from your own yard AND contribute first hand to the bee population.
-Handcrafted Select Pine Mason (Blue Orchard) Bee House
-100 Natural Reed Nesting Tubes
-20 Blue Orchard Mason Bees Specific
-BeeGuardian - guard bag for protecting nesting tubes and bee larva.
-HumidiBee - Cocoon humidifier for storing cocoons during hibernation
-InvitaBee - Bee attractant for Blue Orchard Mason bees.
-Dried Mason Bee Mud
-Gardener's Guide to Raising Gentle Bees - 16 page booklet
-1.5 pound glass bottle of Queen Farina Certified Natural, Raw Honey
Brunch - Local Brunch Spread by Biscuit Baby and Fresh Juice provided by Vive Juicery
Gift Bags - You'll get to try some local goods and learn about some great local businesses as a welcome gift for joining Make + Master
Pop-Up Shopping Opportunities - Queen Farina will have a great selection of goods (Honey, Granola, & More) to sell on site - bring your bones.