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BeeManiacs Bee Day
April 15, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
What is the BeeManiacs Bee Day?
An interesting day for beekeepers to stop by BeeManiacs, to take part in the following activities…
Package and Nuc Day
We will have hundreds of beekeepers from the region picking up live bees in packages and nucs on that day. If you didn’t order your package or nuc yet, click here and do so while supplies last.
Beekeeping Equipment Swap
Have your kids outgrown their bee suits? Do you have books that you don’t read anymore? Need to sell your manual extractor to buy an electric one? No longer keeping bees? If you have any beekeeping equipment, books, tools, protective gear, that you’d like to sell, you can sign up as a vendor and trade directly with other beekeepers.
This will be a great opportunity for beekeepers to buy, trade, or sell certain items from other beekeepers, at a lower price. (frames excluded)
It is free for vendors to participate and we have indoor and outdoor areas, depending on what you plan to sell. All you need to do is fill out a vendor form so we can book a space for you! (Spaces are on a first come first served basis) If you are interested in selling anything at the Swap, you can download and fill up the form from this link. Please contact us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bee Friendly Vendors and Exhibitors
Spokane Conservation District and the Small Farms Program will have booths where you can clear any questions and access information from all their pollinator-related and farming programs. Also, some local nurseries will bring “bee friendly” plants that grow in this region to demo and sell.
The list of vendors is growing quickly! Vendors can participate for free (pre-registration required). If you are interested, please download and fill out the form from this link. Please contact us at email@example.com if you have questions.
Only vendors that pre-register can attend the event.
Backyard Beekeepers Association instructors will be demonstrating different styles of package installation to their Beginning Beekeeping Class students (10 am to noon). They will be installing bees in standard Langstroth equipment, as well as top-bar and Warre hives.
Instructors and experienced beekeepers from the Backyard Beekeeper Association will be available to answer any bee-related questions.
We look forward to seeing you there!!