2022 INTRO TO BEEKEEPING WORKSHOP

LEARN THE FOUNDATIONS OF BEEKEEPING

Cost:

FREE – $75.00 per person

Duration:

3h

About this experience

THIS WORKSHOP IS INTENDED FOR ASPIRING BEEKEEPERS OR THOSE WHO WANT TO LEARN THE FOUNDATIONS OF BEEKEEPING. THIS WORKSHOP WILL GIVE YOU AN OVERVIEW OF THE BASICS OF BEEKEEPING. WE WILL REVIEW BEEKEEPING TOOLS/EQUIPMENT, THE HONEYBEE LIFE CYCLE, JOBS/ROLES WITHIN THE COLONY, RESPONSIBLE BEEKEEPING PRACTICES AND AN OVERVIEW OF THE SEASON. IN THE BEEYARD, WE WILL PRACTICE BEEYARD ETIQUETTE, HANDLING FRAMES, LIGHTING/USING YOUR SMOKER. WE WILL COVER YOUR BASIC HIVE INSPECTION INCLUDING LOCATING THE QUEEN, SPOTTING EGGS AND BROOD, AND OBSERVING COLONIES AT VARIOUS STATES IN THE SEASON INCLUDING NUCS, SINGLES, DOUBLES, QUEEN EXCLUDERS AND MORE.

FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION, PLEASE REFER SEE OUR PATHWAY TO BEEKEEPING PROGRAM FOR A SUMMER FULL OF BEE-RELATED EDUCATION. FOR A LESS TECHNICAL, FAMILY FRIENDLY BEEKEEPING TOUR, PLEASE SEE OUR BEEKEEPING TOUR.

EQUIPMENT CAN BE PROVIDED HOWEVER, IF YOU DO HAVE YOUR OWN, YOU MAY FEEL FREE TO BRING IT. 

Your Host

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HUNNABEES HONEY & CO LTD. IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY DAVE & KERI-ANNE NICOLAOU, THIRD GENERATION BEEKEEPERS.