october, 2016

sat08oct2:00 pm4:00 pmUrban Homesteaders Class: Mason BeesLearn to raise bees for pollination in your own backyard! 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Willamette Heritage Center


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Raising bees for pollination is an important heritage skill for the urban homesteader. Mason Bees, a gentle alternative to honey bees, are solitary bees perfect for the backyard garden and a benefit for your entire neighborhood.

Learning how keep them in the fall gives you all the information you will need for the spring when Mason Bees are available. Sherian Wright literally wrote the book on raising Mason Bees with ‘Mason Bees for the Backyard Gardener’. Come and learn an ancient skill from the modern expert.

Preregistration is required for this course by October 6th at 5 pm, and costs $45 for WHC members, and $50 for non-members. To register, visit willametteheritage.org/classes-workshops/



(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Willamette Heritage Center