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Friday, September 10, 2010

Saul's Picks Up on Urban Beekeeping Buzz for Rosh Hashanah Talk

Posted By on Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 10:37 AM

A farkakta idea? Nobody ever got stung merely talking about beekkeping. - SAUL'S
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  • A farkakta idea? Nobody ever got stung merely talking about beekkeping.
Those hoping to learn more about the honey they're dipping challah and apples into during the Jewish High Holiday season can do so at Saul's Adventures in the Honey Harvest next Tuesday night. Topics for discussion include urban beekeeping, reversing the bee population decline, and the differences between wildflower, clover, and raw honey. Honey and beekeeping experts, including Jen Radtke, a beekeeping instructor, Helene Marshall of Marshall's Farm Natural Honey, and Corey Block, urban farm coordinator for Treasure Island Job Corps, will be on hand to share their tales from the hives and offer tips on how to start your own. There will be a tasting of raw, urban honeys as well. While most Jewish mothers would deem urban beekeeping to be a farkakta idea, simply discussing beekeeping should be safe.

Adventures in the Honey Harvest

When: Tues., Sept. 14, 7-8:30 p.m.

Where: Saul's Restaurant and Delicatessen, 1475 Shattuck (at Vine), 510-848-3354

Cost:$5

Tickets: Online via Brown Paper Tickets, or at the door

Read more from Alex Hochman at Urban Stomach. Follow us on Twitter at @sfoodie.

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