Beekeeping Workshop

This workshop series is intended to assist you in the decision to keep bees in your backyard.
Reference material: "The Practical Beekeeper" by Michael Bush
All information in the book is available on his website: www.bushfarms.com

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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 ($40.00 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
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WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

  • October 20, 2018

    Overview, hive types, build or buy, what to expect

  • January 12, 2019

    Progress on decision to become a beekeeper, where to get bees, tools, what to expect

  • March 9, 2019

    Your questions, bee arrival plans

  • April 6, 2019*

    Receive and install bees

    *Date subject to change, depending on bee arrival

  • May 11, 2019

    Share experience to date, planning for honey harvest, equipment, South Central Kansas Honey Producers involvement

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Bee Packages

Delivery expected April 6, 2019

Order Deadline February 21, 2019

Prepaid Orders Only (pricing available by January 31, 2019)