Introduction to Beekeeping


Event Description

This seven-part course provides information and hands-on opportunities for the beginner beekeeper.

Led by experienced apiarists, Kathy Cozma and Oliver Couto, this course will walk you through the active bee season, April to November. Participants will learn how to:

Build hive equipment

Perform status checks of active hives

Assess the health of the Queen

Control for pests and diseases

Harvest honey

Prepare hives for winter

Each session includes both in-class learning and hands-on experience in the bee yard with experts. Veils and jackets available on request.

Mondays, 1 pm to 4 pm

April 8, May 6, June 3, July 8, August 19, September 16, November 4

$299 + HST