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Raíces’ bees hanging out on the front rest board of their hive. These are Italian Apis Mellifera bees.

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Raíces Co-Director Francisco G. Gómez holds finished bee box base board. Base board is made of white pine and plywood.

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Styrofoam beehive bee box at beekeeper Fred Yarnell’s home. This particular box is in the Langstroth model, but the only wood components are the frames inside.

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Stan explains how to charge the smoker with pine needles. He states the importance of not over smoking the bees in the hive.

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S & F Honey Farm Apiculture presentation participant Enrique looks on as Stan pulls out a queen frame from a bee box that’s designed for the cultivation of queen bees.

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Stan inspects a frame, he explains the difference between capped brood, untouched foundation and honey comb

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Stan inspects a frame, he explains the difference between capped brood, untouched foundation and honey comb.

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Stan holds up a bee frame from one of his hives and talks about the bee activity on the foundation of the frame.

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Participants of the Raíces Apiculture Initiative field trip to S & F Honey Farm, Angela, Jen and Gabriel listen to Stan giving his presentation on apiculture.

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On August 8, 2014, the Raíces Apiculture Initiative took a field trip to S & F Honey Farm in Hillsborough, NJ for a tour, presentation and questions and answer session with beekeeper Stan Wasitowski. Here, Raíces Co-Director Francisco G. Gómez is…
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