Lecture – Backyard Beekeeping

Backyard Beekeeping

Backyard Beeking


Wednesday, March 16, 2016


Riverside Public Library





In the last few years urban beekeeping has been rising in popularity and popping up in the most unlikely of places, even in a field at O’Hare Airport. Marcin Matelski, Head Beekeeper at the Garfield Park Conservatory, gave a lecture on the “why” and “how” of beekeeping on March 17th. Watch the taped lecture below:

Marcin Matelski has been an urban beekeeper for the past 7 years. He maintains 40+ hives in Chicago and the suburbs. He teaches beekeeping classes, leads workshops and has organized beekeeping seminars in the past. He is also the head beekeeper at Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago.