Bee Week: Keynote speaker Ross Conrad
Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) and the current state of Beekeeping-
Learn why bees all over the world are dying and how each of us influences their survival
by Ross Conrad, Winston Room at 7pm
Ross Conrad learned his craft from world-renowned beekeeper and apitherapist, Charles Mraz, and Charlie's son Bill. Conrad is a former president of the Vermont Beekeepers Association, a regular contributor to Bee Culture - The Magazine of American Beekeeping, and author of Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches To Modern Apiculture. Ross has given bee related presentations and led organic beekeeping workshops and classes throughout North America for many years. His human-scale beekeeping business, Dancing Bee Gardens, supplies friends and neighbors with honey and candles among other bee related products.
Sponsered by the Greenhouse and the Mellon Fund