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

$150 #3 package with queen

Prepaid Orders Only: Call the Gift Shop at 316-683-5499 ext 111 to order.