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
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.
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
Delivery expected April 6, 2019
Order Deadline February 21, 2019
Prepaid Orders Only (pricing available by January 31, 2019)