Suit up with an experienced beekeeper to investigate how honey bees live, work and produce honey inside their hive. Observing and maintaining a healthy hive creates an enriching experience for families and students while fostering the utmost appreciation for the world’s most important food crop pollinator. The experience concludes with a honey tasting of the unique flavor profiles from local Delmarva beekeepers. EAS bee clubs and prominent varietal honeys from afar. Everyone will have a different favorite! Guests will gain a greater knowledge and understanding of our pollinator friends, the inner workings of a honey bee colony and how the color, aroma and texture of honey is determined by the type of flower visited, location, climate soil, rainfall, etc.
Salisbury, Md. 21801
MidAtlantic Farm Credit is an agricultural lending cooperative owned by you, the member-borrower. WE are part of the national Farm Credit System, established in 1916 to provide a dependable sources of credit to farmers and rural America. Our Specialty is agriculture and all things country living, so we understand the hard work you’re willing to do to make your dreams a reality. We provide farm loans for land, equipment, livestock and production; crop insurance; and rural home mortgages. Our cooperative has over 11,000 members and over $2.5 billion in loan outstanding. Our branches are currently serving Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
What is 4-H?
4-H is delivered by Cooperative Extension, a community of more than 100 public universities across the nation that provides experiences where young people learn by doing. Youth complete hands-on projects and recordkeeping in areas like health, science, agriculture, and citizenship, in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles. Youth can experience 4‑H in every county and parish in the country—through in-school and after-school programs, school and community clubs and 4‑H camps. 4‑H programs are available for children ages 8-18. 4‑H Cloverbud programs are available for children ages 5-7.