Intro to Beekeeping and Honey

2024 Schedule Not Yet Determined

Curious about bees? Thinking about keeping your own hive? Learn how to get started and the basics of equipment, managing hive health, and honey production.  We will see and handle bees and frames and also taste some very different honeys. This is a hands-on workshop with plenty of interaction with bees and hives. We will provide veils, but please wear long sleeves, long trousers, and footwear with socks.

Fee is $25 per person. Number of participants limited, due to the hands-on nature of the material

Your host, David Owens, has kept bees since the early 1990's

Learn how to inspect frames and what to look for.

See different styles of hives and learn what you don't need to buy.