Field Trip to Eversweet Apiaries; Intro to Honeybees, Honey & Beekeeping

  • Sunday, May 03, 2015
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Eversweet Apiaries, 85 Everhart Drive Kearneysville, WV
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What: Bee Seminar; Into to Honeybees, Honey and Beekeeping

Where: Eversweet Apiaries, 85 Everhart Drive, Kearneysville, WV

When: Sunday, May 3 2015

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Cost: free

PVAS Host: Debbie Maiorano

MN Re-Cert Eligible 

Interested in learning about Honeybees? Honey? Beekeeping? Join us for this fascinating field trip to a local Apiary.

The beginning of May is an excellent time to visit as the bees are very active in the observation hive.  Enjoy honey taste testing as well as:

  • Learn bee biology and social organization of the hive
  • How bees collect their food (pollen & honey)
  • Different honey varieties
  • Learn how honey is extracted
  • Learn about raw honey and its benefits
  • Different problems facing honeybees explained
  • Learn why honeybees are important to us
  • Learn how you can help honeybees
  • Tips to becoming a beekeeper

This field trip is open to the public and children are welcome however registration is required. 

The trip will take place rain or shine as weather is not a factor.

Directions to Eversweet Apiaries:

From Shepherdstown take Hwy 480 (Kearneysville Pike) towards Kearneysville. Take the first right after crossing Hwy 115 (the old Rt. 9) onto Bitner Lane. Take a left onto Everhart Drive. Eversweet Apiaries will be on your left.

Please contact Krista Hawley at or 703-303-1026 with any questions you may have.

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