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Meg Paska
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  • Brooklyn, NY
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An Online Urban Beekeeping 101 Workshop!
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Hey folks! Just popping in to let you know that I am offering an online workshop on beginner's level urban beekeeping this month! If you always wanted to learn beekeeping, but never got around to it,…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Omega Farms Jan 3, 2012.

 

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Meg Paska shared Cornelia's video on Twitter
Feb 13, 2012
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Feb 13, 2012
Meg Paska commented on Aliza Ess's blog post 'Backyard Rabbits in Baltimore'
"Well as long as it's going to good use! Some people raise rabbits to feed their dogs and cats!  Just for any of the readers on this blog, I have to say this youtube video is the best I've seen on swift processing of rabbits using the…"
Jan 10, 2012
Meg Paska commented on Aliza Ess's blog post 'Backyard Rabbits in Baltimore'
"Congrats, Aliza! Did you end up dispatching that doe we spoke about? I sure hope maybe you'll be able to give rabbit a try at some point. After all, you put so much work into it and it would be a shame if you did get to enjoy the end…"
Jan 10, 2012
Meg Paska posted a discussion

An Online Urban Beekeeping 101 Workshop!

Hey folks! Just popping in to let you know that I am offering an online workshop on beginner's level urban beekeeping this month! If you always wanted to learn beekeeping, but never got around to it, 2012 is your year!You can read all about the class offerings on my blog, Brooklyn Homesteader but also feel free to contact me directly with any questions!Bzzz!…See More
Jan 3, 2012
Meg Paska posted a status
"I just posted a GIVEAWAY for my Online Urban Beekeeping 101 workshop! Check it out: http://ow.ly/8gGWD"
Jan 3, 2012
Meg Paska posted an event

Brooklyn Homesteader's Backyard Farming Bootcamp at Brooklyn, NY

September 25, 2011 from 9am to 6pm
This fall I've decided to open up my home to New Yorkers interested in the possibilities of backyard food production and self reliance. I'm offering an intensive, all day course on "backyard homesteading" on Sunday, September 25th from 9 a.m.-5.p.m.Some of the topics that will be covered are:-Raised Bed Gardening (building beds, planning and maintenance)-Foraging and Wild Edibles-Composting-Raising…See More
Aug 29, 2011
Meg Paska commented on Caroline Malcolm's blog post 'Achieving HOMEGROWN'
"All of this stuff is EXCEEDINGLY cool in BK! People here love living life to it's fullest and eating the best food is the #1 way to do that. It seems reasonable then, that people here would eventually gravitate towards growing food or making…"
Aug 26, 2011
Meg Paska replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Beekeeping 101 (The First Year)'
"You can keep your hive on a stand and create a moat of water or oil around each leg of the stand. Think coffee cans of vegetable oil under each leg. Ants won't be able to access the entrance! "
Feb 24, 2011
Meg Paska replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Beekeeping 101 (The First Year)'
"Thanks! One aspect of beekeeping that I did not include in this 101 is deciding on a hive location. This eHow article does a pretty straight forward job of articulating what to consider when choosing a location.…"
Feb 13, 2011
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Aug 19, 2010
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Aug 19, 2010

Profile Information

What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Dirt Under My Fingernails City Slicker
A bit about me:
4 hens, 10 beehives, raised beds and rabbits on the way.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
All of my meals are great because the ingredients are great!
Currently reading:
Cold Antler Farm blog
Currently listening to:
Old-timey stuff.
My latest DIY project:
Growing shiitake mushrooms in coffee grounds
Web site I recommend:
http://www.brooklynhomesteader.com

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