This class provides you with a hands on learning experience with bees while being guided by an expert in back yard bees. Josh will teach you everything you need to know to be making honey by the Litre!
This class includes both theory and practice which allows you to put a suit on and open up a hive! Josh will also show you the bees and the make up of the hive and colony.
The class covers all aspects of setting up and managing a bee colony in your own backyard. This is a fantastic class especially if you are new to bees because we take you through the husbandry, safety, honey extraction, hive selection, swarm and queen selection!
The aim is for participants to gain a basic knowledge of honeybees and the methods of keeping them in a backyard environment.
We will provide you with the protective gear to wear for the class! However if you wish to bring your won suit, it must be brand new for hive hygiene purposes. Please be sure to wear closed shoes that come to ankle height or thick socks.
Some things you will learn:
You'll be making your own honey in know time! So many of our participants have gone on to get their hive set up. If you've ever been curious about beekeeping, this is the class for you!