Charles Stewart grant used by church youth group


Ed Close has made his 2010 BCBA Charles Stewart grant go further than anyone expected. Close, instead of just using it for himself, gave it to his church youth group and got them interested in beekeeping. “The Young People Group at our church wanted to pursue a project in nature so I suggested beekeeping,” heContinue reading “Charles Stewart grant used by church youth group”

Short course on beekeeping


The Blount County Beekeepers Association will hold its annual two-night short course on beginning beekeeping on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 8-9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each evening at the Blount County Library. The workshop is free and open to the public. Anyone interested in learning more about bees and beekeeping — even if you’reContinue reading “Short course on beekeeping”