Join us for our BEEKEEPING 101 workshop!
DUE TO COVID-19 WE WILL LIMIT THIS CLASS TO GROUPS OF 4. PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS BY SELECTING "DATE TBD" ON THE DATE DROPDOWN + WE WILL REACH OUT TO SCHEDULE A DATE. ALL CLASSES ARE NOW HELD OUTSIDE [NO IN-CLASS COMPONENT].
This course is a light version of our INTRO TO BEEKEEPING course intended for those looking to learn about honeybees & pollinators but who may not intend to keep bees in the next season.
The first portion of the class covers the honey bee life cycle, jobs/roles within the colony, honey production, the role of honey, pollen & nectar to the hive, and properties of natural honey. We will spend the second half of the class out in the bee yard where we will look at various scenarios and topics within the hives, including locating the queen, spotting eggs & brood, pollen & honey and overall hive health.
Each participant will have the opportunity to handle a frame and will be sent home with one (1) digital photo with the bees.
Equipment can be provided however, if you do have your own, you may feel free to bring it.
Note: Classes run from approx 1-4:30pm unless otherwise specified. Nucs/single hives (for a later pickup date), safety equipment, etc will be available for purchase following the seminar.
For those wishing for a more in depth course covering responsible beekeeping, beekeeping practices and and overview of the beekeeping season - with the intent to keep bees in the near future, please see our INTRO TO BEEKEEPING seminar here.
Please note we recommend continuing education for the current/aspiring beekeeper. This is not a one stop shop, we recommend networking with other beekeepers, taking intermediate & advanced seminars and joining/participating with your local beekeeping association.
All purchases are non-refundable.