Monday, September 24 – Monday, October 22, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – What’s the Buzz? An Urban Beekeeping Primer

This Cambridge Center for Adult Education five session class with Mel Gadd (below) on Mondays, September 24 – October 22 from 6 – 8 will give an overview of urban beekeeping, covering a brief history of beekeeping, bee biology, and getting started in urban beekeeping. We will go over the basics of beekeeping, types of bee hives, equipment needed to get started, locating the hive, options for getting bees, starting the hive, first-year activities of the beekeeper, products of the hive, and resources available to new beekeepers, with the ultimate goal of participants being able to start keeping bees on their own next spring. Limited to 12. $138 tuition.  Register at  The class takes place at 42 Brattle Street in Cambridge.