Education & Learning

Beekeeping 102: Beehive Building and Introduction to Carpentry field: Education & Learning

  • Where:
    Wild Willow Farm & Education Center
  • When:
    October 29, 2022
  • Time:
    10:00 am
  • Price:
    $180
2550 Sunset Ave., San Diego, CA 92154

This one day course will cover the construction of two different types of beehives. One of them is the common Langstroth hive that is used worldwide. It’s the common box hive. The second is the Kenyan top bar hive. We will be discussing a few other types of hive systems as well. Students will have the opportunity to to build their own hive using a variety of wood working tools. Building beehives are a great way to learn basic carpentry skills. Students have the option of taking home their hive or taking the course for experience only. Materials fee will be required in advance. This course will have three different sections but you have the choice of purchasing just a single day. Each class costs $65 but if you purchase all three classes it is $180. Saturday, October 22nd: Beekeeping 101 - Intro to Beekeeping: Saturday, October 29th: Beekeeping 102 - Beehive Building and Introduction to Carpentry Saturday, November 5th: Beekeeping 103 - Beehive Rescue and Honey Harvesting (Must have previous beekeeping knowledge or take 101 in order to take 103) For questions, please contact sierra.reiss@rcdsandiego.org Disclaimer: Class size is limited to ensure maximum participation and safety during COVID-19. Certain COVID-19 regulations remain in place for this event. Acceptance into the class is on a first paid/first-served basis. Once we are sold out, we can't guarantee a place in the class. Walk-up purchases the day of class will incur an additional $5 charge, so make sure you purchase by 11:30 PM the night before class! Space or class materials are not guaranteed for you.

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