credit: flickr.com/photos/unclejojo/2547751024/Listen to certified journeyman beekeeper Corky Luster of the Washington State

credit: flickr.com/photos/unclejojo/2547751024/Listen to certified journeyman beekeeper Corky Luster of the Washington State Beekeepers Association tell of the pleasures and pitfalls of bee wrangling. The Ballard beekeeper offers an intro to the craft, with instruction in equipment, parts of the hive, location and codes of the apiary, feeding and treating bees, and seasonal management. Your sweetener can get no more local than your own backyard. Take this class and learn what goes into making honey, and keeping your own pollinators. Backyard Beekeeping 101Saturday, January 9, 10:30 a.m.- noon. $25. Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, South Classroom, 408 Delridge Way S.W., 633-0451 x101, seattletilth.org.UPDATE: This class is full, but it’s offered again later this month:Saturday, January 23, 10:30 a.m.- noon. $25. Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., 633-0451 x101, seattletilth.org.


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