Education & Learning

Intro to Beekeeping Class for Beekeeping Weekend

  • Where:
    Bancroft Center for Sustainability
  • When:
    October 8, 2022
  • Time:
    11:00 am
  • Price:
    $45
3845 Spring Dr. Spring Valley, CA

The Intro to Beekeeping class with Girl Next Door Honey is a 4 hour lecture on everything you need to know to get started keeping bees. Learn about:

-Honey bee lifecycle

-Fascinating bee behaviors

-How to spot the queen bee

-They different types of queen cells

-How to catch a swarm

-Different hive styles

-Foundationless beekeeping

-Choosing an apiary site

-Selecting a bee suit

-Essential tools

-Honey harvesting

-The Flowhive

-Pests & Diseases

and so much more!

If you’re thinking about starting a backyard beehive or are just curious about what’s involved with keeping bees, then this is a great introductory class for you. The class is designed for absolute beginners so, no prerequisite knowledge is required. You can walk in knowing absolutely nothing about bees and walk out ready to get started with your own backyard beehive!

  • No bee suit  necessary
  • Recommended for ages 8+
  • 3–4 hours
  • You must wear a mask during this class

Hive tour classes and inspection classes are also available.

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