This workshop series is intended to assist you in the decision to keep bees in your back yard.
Reference material: "The Practical Beekeeper", by Michael Bush
The book is available online in print or digital form. The author plainly states that all the information in the book is available on his website: www.bushfarms.com
DO YOU WANT TO BE A BEEKEEPER?
All programs are on Saturdays, from 9:00 – 11:00 am
Cost: $60.00 for individual or family ($45.00 for FGPNC members)
Single workshop registration not available.
Workshops will not be held for fewer than five participants.
Register via the Owl's Nest Gift Shop at (316) 683-5499 x111.
- November 4, 2017
Overview, hive types, hive site, build or buy, what to expect
- January 13, 2018
Progress on decision to become a beekeeper, where to get bees, tools, what to expect
- February 10, 2018
Order bees, building or buying progress, what to expect
- March 10, 2018
Your questions, bee arrival plans
- April 7, 2018 (this date is subject to change)
Receive and install bees
- May 12, 2018
Share experience to date, planning for honey harvest, equipment, South Central Kansas Honey Producers involvement