This is the "Absolute Beginner" Beekeeping Workshop for anyone ready to host or handle honeybees in the city.
Start your beekeeping journey here! Whether you love honey, are amazed by honeybees, want to enhance your garden or want to become a beekeeper, this “first step” is a worthwhile one. This four-hour introduction to recreational beekeeping will get you familiar with most topics faced by “backyard beekeepers” in Vancouver, Burnaby and beyond.
Starting at $150 per person
Next class: February 17, 12pm-4pm
Beekeeping: The 12-Step Program
Recovering from a tough season? Need some tips from a Master Beekeeper? Follow this formula for successful beekeeping!
This workshop is for "Beginner" to "Novice" Beekeepers - if you have a little experience with beekeeping already but still feel you need help - this class is perfect for you. We'll cover some of the basics as well as a few more advanced techniques. This six-hour class plus live inspection (scheduled for Spring 2019) is suitable for "beyond beginners" or have 0-5 hives. Book today!
Starting at $225 per person, including class book (value of $45)
Next class: February 23, 10am-4pm
Families who Beekeep together...
This fun and casual workshop features an introduction to the honeybee, products of the hive and hands-on activities that will help kids of all ages understand the value of bees to neighbourhoods, eco-systems and society at large. Parents and children can learn together about the nutritional value of honey, how versatile beeswax is and try to spot the queen in an actual observation hive. This class may lead to becoming a future beekeeper!
Starting at $100 per family (up to 4 people)
Other classes coming soon:
Beekeeping: Spring Build-up and Revive the Hive
DIY: Beeswax Wraps
Beekeeping: Winterizing your Hive
Beekeeping: Varroa Mite treatments and other pest management
DIY: Beeswax Candles
Please note: BC Bee Supply reserves the right to postpone or cancel classes that are under-registered.
Book now to secure your spot before they're all gone!
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