All ages are welcome to attend “Beekeeping Around the World.” Registration is not required. For information, call the farm at 630-876-5900.
Visit the honey house at Kline Creek Farm, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s 1890s living-history farm in West Chicago, for “Beekeeping Around the World” on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Talk with Katie Klett, the American Beekeeping Federation’s 2007 Honey Princess, to discover the importance of bees in our world. Hear about her lifelong experience with these vital insects, from working in the bee yards alongside her father from the age of 6 to carrying out special assignments in locations across the globe, including India, New Zealand, Vietnam and China. Also, learn about Kline Creek Farm’s dedicated beekeeping volunteers and the honey they gather from the farm’s hives.
Kline Creek Farm is an 1890s living-history farm owned and operated by the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday and is located at
1N600 County Farm Road. For information on programs and events, call the farm at 630-876-5900.
For information on the Forest Preserve District, call 630-933-7200 or visit dupageforest.org.