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  • Collection: Apiculture, Bees and Beekeeping

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Fred Yarnell, beekeeper, looking at an old bee frame on a visit from Raíces Apiculture Initiative participants.

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On a visit to a local beekeeper, John Yarnell. Here is Sue and John looking at an old bee box frame

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Bees moved over to their new home for Raíces Apiculture Initiative participant and supporter Susan Winkler.

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Frames from a nucleus hive ready to be smoked before moving them into a new bee box. Bee larvae can be seen in the center of the photograph.

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As part of the Raíces Apiculture Initiative, Raíces Co-Directors helped our friend and supporter Susan Winkler obtain and set up her first bee hive. Here, Francisco and Sue are moving nuc bee frames into new bee box.

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Susan Winkler, one of the first community members to contact Raíces regarding our Apiculture Initiative and to find out where to get her first bee colony and beekeeping equipment, preparing a new bee box for her bees.

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Raíces Co-Director Francisco is transitioning a nucleus hive into a friend’s new bee box. He has to smoke the nuc before moving the bees to their new home.

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Nucleus Hive: This is a starter Nuc that is already populated with a queen and bees. The population is later transitioned or split into a bee box/s.

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S & F Honey Farm tour participant Jennifer holds up a jar filled with dead mites that attack the bees in a hive.

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Presentation and tour participant Angela Lugo tasting some honey from a bee frame at S & F Honey Farm.

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During the Apiculture presentation by Stan Wasitowski at S & F Honey Farms, participants were able to taste the honey produced at the farm directly out of the beehive frames.

Here, Stan holds a bee frame packed with honey and Angela samples it.

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Enrique holds up a piece of honey comb for all of us to see on the Raíces Apiculture Initiative trip to S & F Honey Farm.

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Master Bee Keeper Stan Wasitowski. S & F Honey Farm, Flemington, NJ.

This photo was taken at an Apiculture presentation Stan gave at his farm to members of the Raíces Apiculture Initiative.

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Stan explains the inner workings of a bee box to participants in his Apiculture presentation and honey farm tour.

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This is one of Stan’s bee boxes, he explains the entrance reducer he devised for his bees.

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Sears wood router and a jig table for making bee frames and putting together the bee box.
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