Join us for this amazing beekeeping event.
LOCATION: University of Maryland/College Park (ten minute walk from the metro station)
BUILDING: Plant Sciences Building, Room 1140 (the auditorium)
ADDRESS: 4291 Fieldhouse Dr, College Park, MD 20742
DAY: June 15, 2019
TIME: 9AM - 4PM (Doors open at 8 AM)
Here are some advance highlights:
- Our keynote speaker will be Dr Gene Robinson of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Science and the gentle Africanized bees of Puerto Rico
- Just in time for the summer fairs, David Morris, Master beekeeper, will be presenting ”Beekeeping Excellence, how to prepare for judging" presentation.
- We will be hosting Suzy Spencer from North Carolina, who will be doing a presentation on honey tasting, how to set up it, what is important. We will also do a black bottle competition, where the attendees all get a chance to play honey judge.
- We will ask meeting attendees to bring in a jar of their honey, wrapped in duct tape (any color) Your honey will be judged by other beekeepers on TASTE ALONE. This is a black jar competition. The overall taste winner will receive bragging rights, and a prize. This will be a great chance to try other honeys and see the diversity of flavors in Maryland