Albuquerque Beekeepers

Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.

Jasper (Joe) Hardesty
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  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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Jasper (Joe) Hardesty's Friends

  • Steven
  • Tom Day
  • ghasem  golgir
  • Raymond Espinoza
  • Lara Jean Lovell
  • Darren Jewell
  • lee gamelsky
  • Marlene Brown
  • Mariel Campbell
  • Brett Rimer

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Jasper (Joe) Hardesty joined Raymond Espinoza's group
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Natural BeeKeeping

Tells us about your efforts to keep bees in a Natural environment, share ideas, and methodology and purpose. If your walking the talk this is where you can strut your walk... Bashing, rudeness and negativity is not allowed, this is about fostering our HoneyBees in the best possible environment, purist and beginners are welcome, Share your best natural beekeeping practices. See More
Sep 6, 2015
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty is attending Carolyn Hammack's event

August ABQ Beeks Meeting at Bosque School, Budagher Hall

August 6, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
All Things Honey!Anything and everything you ever wanted to know about honey!Herbalists from Two Red Brothers Herbal Apothecary will show us how we can use herbs in our beekeeping practices by making herbal infused honey, medicinal honey, beeswax salves for skincare and more. We will have honey harvesting and processing demos from TJ Carr (top bar) and Jodi Hedderig (langstroth).Mike Kruchoski will show slides of his recent beekeeping excursion to Brazil.Ben Noyce will have his observation hive…See More
Aug 4, 2015
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty is attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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2015 Apiary Tour at Various locations around the Albuquerque metro area

August 29, 2015 from 9am to 12pm
You are invited to tour apiaries of local beekeepers. The 2015 Apiary Tour is sponsored by ABQ Beeks, New Mexico Beekeepers Association, and Slow Foods ABQ. The tour is FREE and will take place Saturday, August 29, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, and will be open only to other beekeepers and Slow Foods ABQ members. Slow Foods ABQ will provide honey-themed refreshment at a limited number of locations. Once you RSVP on this event page, you will receive a map of tour locations via email before the event. You…See More
Jul 24, 2015
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty is attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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August Mentoring at the Open Space Visitor Bee Yard at Open Space Visitor Center Bee Yard

August 15, 2015 from 10am to 12pm
Join ABQ Beeks mentors and experienced beekeepers to learn how to work both Langstroth and Top Bar hives at the Open Space Group Bee Yard. It's FREE! We only have room for 13 beeks per yard visit, so make sure to RSVP. First come, first served. If you can't make it, kindly remove your name so the next person in the list can attend. The mentor event will take place at the Open Space Visitor Center from 10 am to Noon.See More
Jul 24, 2015
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty is attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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June Mentoring at the Open Space Visitor Center Bee Yard at Open Space Visitor Center Bee Yard

June 20, 2015 from 10am to 12pm
Join ABQ Beeks mentors and experienced beekeepers to learn how to work both Langstroth and Top Bar hives at the Open Space Group Bee Yard. It's FREE! We only have room for 13 beeks per yard visit, so make sure to RSVP. First come, first served. If you can't make it, kindly remove your name so the next person in the list can attend. The mentor event will take place at the Open Space Visitor Center from 10 am to Noon.See More
Jun 4, 2015
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty is attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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ABQ Beeks June Meeting at Bosque School, Budagher Hall

June 4, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for the June (already!) meeting of ABQ Beeks where we will present a slide show on the findings and results of the Annual Spring Survey of our community's beekeeping practices, along with a panel discussion with many of your favorite local beekeepers answering your beekeeping questions.See you in June!See More
Jun 1, 2015
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty might attend Carolyn Hammack's event
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Abq Beeks Mentoring at Open Space Group Bee Yard at Albuquerque Open Space Bee Yard, meet in parking lot

September 27, 2014 from 11am to 1pm
Join our mentors and experienced beekeepers working both Langstroth and Top Bar hives at the Open Space Group Bee Yard. It's FREE! We only have room for 13 beeks per yard visit, so make sure to RSVP. First come, first serve. If you can't make it, kindly remove your name so the next person in the list can attend. Bring your bee veil, a water bottle and questions. Be prepared to open both Top Bar and Langstroth hives.Please no dogs.If this session is full, RSVP for the next one. We will be having…See More
Sep 18, 2014
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty is attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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ABQ Beeks Monthly Meeting, October at meeting

October 2, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
6.30-6.40 Welcome, Announcements6.40-7.00 Susan Clair, Certified Beekeepers 20157.00-7.20 or 7.30 Winterizing with Jason Fink (top bar) Ray Espinosa (langstroth)For this segment, we will divide the room up into two sections like we use to do at the 4H building.7.30-8.30 End of 2014 Season Potluck and CelebrationOur October meeting will be combined with our end of season potluck celebration. Jason Fink and Ray Espinosa will be speaking on Winter Hive Maintenance during the first hour, while the…See More
Sep 18, 2014
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty might attend Carolyn Hammack's event
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Abq Beeks Mentoring at Open Space Group Bee Yard at Albuquerque Open Space Bee Yard, meet in parking lot

August 16, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
Join our mentors and experienced beekeepers working both Langstroth and Top Bar hives at the Open Space Group Bee Yard. It's FREE! We only have room for 13 beeks per yard visit, so make sure to RSVP. First come, first serve. If you can't make it, kindly remove your name so the next person in the list can attend. Bring your bee veil, a water bottle and questions. Be prepared to open both Top Bar and Langstroth hives.Please no dogs.If this session is full, RSVP for the next one. We will be having…See More
Aug 1, 2014
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty might attend Carolyn Hammack's event
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ABQ Beeks Monthly Meeting, August at Bosque School Budaghers Hall

August 14, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Darren Jewell will speak about his experience in cutting honey bees out of walls, roofs, and other existing structures, and moving them into beehives.Kathleen Miller will share her knowledge of Apitherapy. She will speak about using bee venom, pollen, propolis, beeswax, and royal jelly from you hive to improve health.Randy Swartz will share information about entering honey and hive products into the State Fair.See More
Aug 1, 2014
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty might attend Carolyn Hammack's event
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Abq Beeks Mentoring at Open Space Group Bee Yard at Albuquerque Open Space Bee Yard, meet in parking lot

August 2, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
Join our mentors and experienced beekeepers working both Langstroth and Top Bar hives at the Open Space Group Bee Yard. It's FREE! We only have room for 13 beeks per yard visit, so make sure to RSVP. First come, first serve. If you can't make it, kindly remove your name so the next person in the list can attend. Bring your bee veil, a water bottle and questions. Be prepared to open both Top Bar and Langstroth hives.Please no dogs.If this session is full, RSVP for the next one. We will be having…See More
Aug 1, 2014
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty is attending Carolyn Hammack's event
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Abq Beeks Mentoring at Open Space Group Bee Yard at Albuquerque Open Space Bee Yard, meet in parking lot

June 21, 2014 from 10am to 12pm
Join our mentors and experienced beekeepers working both Langstroth and Top Bar hives at the Open Space Group Bee Yard. It's FREE! We only have room for 13 beeks per yard visit, so make sure to RSVP. First come, first serve. If you can't make it, kindly remove your name so the next person in the list can attend. Bring your bee veil, a water bottle and questions. Be prepared to open both Top Bar and Langstroth hives.Please no dogs.If this session is full, RSVP for the next one. We will be having…See More
Jun 13, 2014
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty commented on Carolyn Hammack's event Topbar Beekeeping Workshops by Les Crowder in New Mexico
"June 8 only works for me.  I'll call and register.  Thanks Jodi!"
May 14, 2014
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty commented on Carolyn Hammack's event Topbar Beekeeping Workshops by Les Crowder in New Mexico
"Is this actually a one-day (June 8) or a two-day (June 7-8) workshop?  At the ForTheLoveOfBees.com website, it is shown as a two-day workshop.  Thanks. "
May 3, 2014
Jasper (Joe) Hardesty might attend Carolyn Hammack's event
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Topbar Beekeeping Workshops by Les Crowder in New Mexico at Albuquerque, New Mexico

June 8, 2014 from 10am to 5pm
Beginning Topbar Beekeeping Workshop This is a weekend workshop: June 7 & 8It takes place at the Open Space Visitor CenterBoth classes are $130 and one class is $70Call the Open Space Visitor Center at 897-8831 to register (he's having trouble with his website)Topics covered will include:Saturday, June 7th: Basic honeybee biology, The super-organism through the seasons, the beekeepers role in the expansion and contraction of the colony, smoker use and lighting, how to open a beehive, how to…See More
May 3, 2014
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Abq Beeks Mentoring at Open Space Group Bee Yard at Albuquerque Open Space Bee Yard, meet in parking lot

May 24, 2014 from 11am to 1pm
Join our mentors and experienced beekeepers working both Langstroth and Top Bar hives at the Open Space Group Bee Yard. It's FREE! We only have room for 13 beeks per yard visit, so make sure to RSVP. First come, first serve. If you can't make it, kindly remove your name so the next person in the list can attend. Bring your bee veil, a water bottle and questions. Be prepared to open both Top Bar and Langstroth hives.Please no dogs.If this session is full, RSVP for the next one. We will be having…See More
May 3, 2014

Profile Information

About me:
Have had bees in my wall for ~20 years. Now interested to become a beekeeper on purpose.
My bee hives are primarily located here (ZIP code):
87108
How best to reach me (Public email or phone)
joharde@gmail.com

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At 8:48am on February 9, 2014, Brett Rimer said…
The roof is a great place for bees. All my hives save one are on rooftops. If you can get afternoon shade from deciduous trees that's even better.
At 7:47am on February 9, 2014, lee gamelsky said…

great to hear from you.

you bet, i'll share whatever i can with you. 

At 4:15pm on February 8, 2014, Brett Rimer said…

Welcome, Joe! 

It was good to make your acquaintance at the ABQ Beeks meeting. Feel free to pick my brain any time. 

Best wishes with the bees,

Brett

 
 
 

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