Backyard Beekeeping Demonstration at Tattersall Farm April 3

A meadow at Tattersall Farm. (WHAV News file photograph.)

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The Trustees of Tattersall Farm and Frank Valadao of Soney Bees of Haverhill are hosting a Backyard Beekeeping demonstration and information session.

An introduction to beekeeping, topics will include how to find a good location for a hive, how to assemble one and how to install a package of bees or 5-frame Nuc. There will also be information on maintaining and feeding honey bees, harvesting bees and preparing hives for winter.

Valadao is an avid local beekeeper and sells products locally.

The demonstration takes place rain or shine Sunday, April 3, at noon, at Tattersall Farm, 542 North Broadway, Haverhill. Participants will meet in the parking lot area. In the event of severe weather conditions, information will be posted on Tattersall Farm’s FaceBook page.

While offered as a free, educational community event, donations will be accepted.

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