Beekeeping for Beginners

 Our online class via Zoom was a success. It was a live training where participants could interact and ask questions.  Please do not hesitate to contact us, if you have more questions regarding our beekeeping classes.

We are going to have another ZOOM class on May 16th. This class is divided in two parts (May 16th and May 18th). We are moving our in-person class towards June. We will keep you informed about any changes.

Natural Beekeeping – half-day class

Days to choose from:

Feb 8th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm TWO SPOTS LEFT
Feb 22nd, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm SOLD OUT
Mar 14th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm CANCELLED
Apr 4th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm ZOOM
Apr 18th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm ZOOM
Apr 25th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm ZOOM

May 16th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 1st part ZOOM
May 18th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 2nd part ZOOM

Class must be prepaid to reserve your spot. Space is limited.

This course is a combination of lectures, demonstrations, and training videos with the focus on natural beekeeping approach.

Length: four hours
Price: $65 per person

 

 

Course must be paid for to reserve your spot.  Sign up now before you miss out. 

Optional, second part, hands-on class at the bee yard June 6th, 11am -2pm. Cost $40 (If pandemic restrictions will be lifted).

If you need to cancel your spot, please let us know at least two hours before the beginning of the class. the class will start. There is a $5 cancellation fee per each class. A refund will not be given, if you are a no show.

Your choice of date


You will be learning  about:

  • Honey bees: biology, functioning as a society
  • Queen, drone and worker bee identification
  • Getting started in beekeeping
  • Types of beehives
  • Beehive components
  • Beekeeping equipment
  • How to assemble the foundation-less frame
  • How to handle honey bees and brood frames
  • Hive management – basics
  • Beekeeper’s seasonal responsibilities
  • Basic facts about pests and diseases

 

During the nectar flow it is important to check for swarming
During nectar flow it is important to check for swarming