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    Beekeeping for Beginners

2022 Community Education Virtual Classes & Events

Join us for a class or event this year to gain new skills, and connect to the farm and our mission in new ways! Proceeds from our classes help to support our nonprofit work to grow food for families in need, scholarship local children to Farm Day Camp, and provide educational programs to low-income schools.

Registration is required. Please register below.


 

BEEKEEPING FOR BEE.GINNERS!

Have you ever wanted to learn what it takes to be a beekeeper? Are you curious about bees and what you can do to help them and other pollinators in your yard? Come get a beginner’s view into beekeeping, and a sneak peek into the complicated and amazing lives of the honey bees. Come away with resource information on beekeeping, what to consider if you would like to get started in this rewarding hobby and plant lists for pollinators.  This course will also briefly discuss mason bees, a gentle native pollinator that is easy to raise and house on a small scale.  Honey Bees are SO much more than honey!  This class is not to bee missed! 

3-Class Virtual Sessions:  Thursdays 6:30 – 8:00PM  Nov. 3, 10, & 17th.  $45.00 for 3 sessions

Hive Talks!  

Hive talks is a resource for beginning beekeepers and pollinator curious people! We meet once a month on the 3rd Thursday of the month 6:30 – 7:30pm. Sign up by the 2nd Thursday of the month.  Hive Talks is All About You and the questions You bring! There is a $5 fee that goes into a speaker pool. Guest Speakers will join Hive Talks a few times a year!

To sign up, email: theitalianbee@gmail.com  Subject Heading: Hive Talks! 1 week before the meeting!

Some Hive Talks will take place in the apiary!

Hive Talks is All About You and the questions You bring! There is a $5 fee that goes into a speaker pool. Guest Speakers will join Hive Talks a few times a year!

Please sign up below!

 

Beekeeping for Bee.ginners

Beekeeping for Bee.ginners - 3-Class Virtual Sessions: Thursdays 6:30 – 8:00PM Nov. 3, 10, & 17th. $45.00 for 3 sessions

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