|Sat, Jan 11 2020|
Exploratory BeekeepingAre you interested in learning more about beekeeping? Maybe you are are trying to make a decision about whether or not you want to keep bees. This class is for prospective beekeepers. This 2-hour, one-time course will present an overview of a beekeeper's year regarding labor, costs, and seasonal considerations; city bee laws, activities that will support pollinators whether you are a beekeeper or not, as well as providing other informational resources for you to continue your learning. Come see what all the 'buzz' is about!
Beekeeping 101For people who are new to beekeeping or are experienced and are seeking an additional foundation of learning. Basic beekeeping topics as covered in the text book ($10 from me or on your own, First Lessons in Beekeeping by Delaplane) include: honey bee biology and ecology, bee hive siting and set-up and how to start, management for honey production, harvesting products of the hive/business, off-season management, and disorders/parasites/predators.