Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2023 Time: 7:00 pm (Beginner Q&A at 6:30pm) Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens auditorium or Online
Description: With years of beekeeping experience under his belt, Andy will openly and humorously expound on the litany of mistakes, missteps and miscalculations he has made during his beekeeping adventures.
Speaker: Andy Hemken has been a successful beekeeper since 1995, tending as many as 400 hives, selling honey at multiple markets, teaching beekeeping, ergonomics, and farm market classes, and mentoring many beekeepers and mead makers. Andy served as president of the Milwaukee Waukesha Beekeeping Association for 17 years and did a two-year term as the President of the Wisconsin Honey Producers. He is a member of the Beer Barons of Milwaukee, one of the largest beer and mead clubs in the Midwest, and has won 25 awards for mead making. His article Secrets of Beekeeping published in the May 2023 edition of the American Bee Journal.
Please join us - our monthly meetings are always free and open to the public!