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Basics of Beekeeping

  • Marquette Park Picnic Pavilion 1 North Grand Boulevard Gary, IN, 46403 United States (map)

Workshops 🐝 Vendors 🍯 Honey Tasting ☀️ Sunshine & the Beach!

Learn first hand from expert Danielle Ray of the NWI Beekeepers Association how to get started and what tools to use! We will walk you through the process of becoming a backyard beekeeper with hands on demonstrations and exciting, safe tutorials. Enjoy the summer day at the beach learning about bees, tasting samples of honey and exploring the benefits of pollinator gardens. Visit with vendors and experts on all things bees and honey with FREE admission!

Sponsorship and vendor opportunities available.  Contact us at or call 219-313-8828.

Hosted by the NWI Food Council, Gary Hives and the Gary Food Council

We want to thank our generous sponsors for making this event possible.  Thank you Centier Bank, Big Daddy's BBQ and Sojourner Truth House for your support!

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