Beekeeping for Beginners

Natural Beekeeping – half-day class

Feb 8th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Feb 22nd, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mar 7th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Apr 4th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Apr 25th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

129 Wellington St, London, ON
Across Languages building, lower level, entrance at the back.
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.  Limited space is available. Sign up now before you miss out. Due to the limited spaces available, refunds will not be given if you cancel or 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