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GT Bees Workshop and Showcase—Beekeeping in Changing Times

  • Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Station 6686 South Center Highway Traverse City, MI, 49684 United States (map)

On Saturday, September 15th from 10:00AM - 3:00pm at the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Station (Bingham Township), the Grand Traverse Beekeeping Club (GT Bees) is hosting a day of presentations and activities. This event is open to all including farmers, beekeepers and people interested to start keeping bees. Register until September 12th at

This workshop and showcase features a keynote speaker with 20 years of commercial beekeeping experience, Bob Mumby of Mumbees Honey Farm. After an included lunch from Oryana there will be an instructive round of hands-on beekeeping presentations including:

  1. Products from the Hive - Beyond Honey

  2. Options for Successful Overwintering

  3. Varroa (Bee Parasite) Treatment and Management

  4. Survey of Beekeeping Hive Styles and Equipment

This event is supported by partnership from the Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology, the USDA Risk Management Agency, and Oryana Community Coop.


Earlier Event: September 13
Twilight Tour—Planting for Pollinators