5/3 Beekeeping SPIN Club

My Saturday morning started out at 6:am with a drive downstate to Long Lane Honey Farms to pick up a package for the class and one for the Patels.  It’s hard to tell in the photo but there were thousands of bees in the air.  The awesome part is a bunch of beekeepers waiting in line to get their packages not caring one little bit.  By the time I got to the front of the line I had several bees hanging out on My shoulders.

photo 1

With 20,000 bees in the trunk of the car Jake and I made the long trip home to install the package with our 4H SPIN club.

 

photo 2We installed the package and filled the feeder.  By the time we got done there were tons of bees flying around.  On the left you can see a few bees hanging out on a members moms hat and veil.  We brushed them off and eventually everyone fount their way back into the hive.