Honeybees: A Powerful PollinatorTuesday May 28, 2019
6:30 PM until 8:30 PM
This presentation will take you on a honey bee journey from its appearance in North America to the honey bee's status today... Discover the social structure of this orgnanism and how it continues to impact the prosperity of our Earth. Learn some of the basics of beekeepng and harvesting honey. Make your own milkweed seed balls to scatter in unmowed fields or your home garden to provide a source of food for honey bees and the monarch butterfly. View a honey bee observation hive while sampling honeysticks of various flavors.
Our presenter will be Angela Nina Juffey, a local retired teacher, who began beekeeping in 2014. She presently serves as secretary of the Central Jersey Beekeepers Association. In 2017, she received her certification as a Rutgers Monmouth County Master Gardener.
This program is sponsored by the Howell Township Organic Community Gardeners, dedicated to promoting the growth of healthy organic produce for their personal consumption and to donate to the township's three food banks. Last year the group donated 1,378 pounds of food.
Registration is required for this program
to go to the Monmouth County Library