What’s All the Buzz About?


Workshop audio recording from the 2017 MOSES Organic Farming Conference.


Ross Conrad
Saturday Session II

Catch the buzz and get started beekeeping. Learn how to choose an apiary site, and source bees and needed equipment. We’ll also cover the basics of honey bee biology and how to control pests and diseases without the use of toxic chemicals. Pollinators are struggling and need our help.

Ross Conrad is the author of Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture 2nd Edition and a regular contributor to Bee Culture–the Magazine of American Beekeeping. His beekeeping business, Dancing Bee Gardens, supplies friends and local stores with honey and other bee-related products.