Beekeeping Workshop

Want to be a beekeeper? This Backyard Beekeeping workshop series is for you!

Reference material: "The Practical Beekeeper" by Michael Bush
All information in the book is available on his website:


Backyard Beekeeping Workshop

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 must have 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


Bee Packages

Delivery expected April 6, 2019

Order Deadline February 21, 2019

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