Beekeeping in Vermont...

VBA Ambassador Extraordinaire Peter Hadeka was at the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Incredible Insect Festival on July 7 and reports success!vins20182sm

"They had a tent and table, chairs, all ready for me.  I brought some props, super with new and used frames, smoker, VBA brochures, some honey, for tasting and a little to sell.  I also borrowed an observation hive from Bob Davin in Hubbardton.  That was a big hit for sure.  Not only the kids but the adults were thrilled to see a Queen etc. 

vins20183sm"They said that they had 450 visitors and many of them wandered around and visited my display.  The weather improved so it was a delightful day for sure. (Fairly close to my set up they had a couple of presentations with live birds of prey.  Many of them flying between two people.  Pretty impressive display.)
 
The festival ran from 10 to 5.  I was set up before 10 and left after 5.  Never sat down the whole time."
 
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