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‘Introduction to Beekeeping’ class offered at Ashland Coffee & Tea

Posted on September 12, 2014 at 2:42 pm

Do you have a desire to keep your own honeybees? Here’s your chance to learn how to get started for next year’s season. The Ashland Beekeepers Association (ABA) is offering a one-day class titled “Introduction to Beekeeping,” Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in The Listening Room at Ashland Coffee & Tea, located at 100 N. Railroad Avenue, in Ashland. Check-in time is 8:30 a.m. ABA president

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