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The Wonderful World of Honeybees @ Lachat Town Farm
May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The World of Bees + Why They’re Essential
Bees are behind a third of all the food we eat, including fruits, vegetables, chocolate, nuts, and coffee. Join us on the Farm on May 8 at noon to learn more about beekeeping and the microcosm that is the hive. We’ll follow a bee’s life’s journey from when she first emerges from her cell to her final flight. We will check out the Farm’s hives and see the bees in action. Bee expert Shelby Shulman will answer your questions about the awe-inspiring world of honeybees. Children/families are welcome!
Shelby Schulman is an agriculture and food enthusiast from Westport, Connecticut. She studied Environmental Science and Anthropology at the University of North Carolina (go Tar Heels!). Her introduction to bees came about when she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guinea, West Africa. She transitioned her small village of 600 away from traditional towards a more modern, sustainable and safe beekeeping practice. Shelby has worked with Alvéole since 2019 – from opening their first US city, to overseeing northeast operations in New York City and now, managing all the Alvéole operations in the United States.