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Offline Bakersdozen

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Community pollinator event
« on: September 16, 2017, 08:30:58 pm »

 I spent the day participating in a community event at a nearby park called a Pollinator Prairie.  Native bees, bats, butterflies, and Monarchs were represented.  I represented the honey bee on behalf of my local bee club.

This was a family oriented event.  I gave away honey sticks and sample tastes of my honey. 
I had basic bee equipment, brochures from the honey board, and info about our local bee club.
I met some great people including a young man that has a traditional hive and a flow hive.  He has managed to put the flow hive on top of the brood boxes and use it in place of a honey super.  This way he didn't need to bother with an extractor.  He and his wife have two very young girls, so I can understand the desire not to try to extract with them around.
Sounds interesting!  He gave me his name and address so that I could come by and see it in action.
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Re: Community pollinator event
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2017, 07:15:46 am »

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Re: Community pollinator event
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2017, 06:18:55 pm »
NICE!   I bet that was fun!
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Re: Community pollinator event
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2017, 10:11:11 pm »
very, very cool bakers!

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