Classes and Events

  

Beginner Beekeeping Tuesday Session 1A (Jan-Feb)

Tuesday Evenings 6:00-8:00 pm

  • Tuesday January 13th
  • Tuesday January 20th
  • Tuesday January 27th
  • Tuesday February 3rd
  • Tuesday February 10th
  • (Snow Day make-up February 17th)

Beginner Beekeeping is a five week course that takes absolute beginners from setting up a new hive, managing it throughout the season, getting ready for winter, and planning for the following spring. The class has a special focus on urban, suburban, and chemical-free beekeeping.  Course fee of $100 includes the textbook, "The Backyard Beekeeper" (3rd Edition, Flottum).  Course instructor:  Phil Gaven, Master Beekeeper.  Classes take place at The Honey Exchange; space is limited to 12 students.

Call the store to sign up, or for more information: 207-773-9333.

Beginner Beekeeping Thursday Session 1B (Jan-Feb)

Thursday Evenings 6:00-8:00 pm

  • Thursday January 15th
  • Thursday January 22nd
  • Thursday January 25th
  • Thursday February 6th
  • Thursday February 12th
  • (Snow Day make-up February 19th)

Beginner Beekeeping is a five week course that takes absolute beginners from setting up a new hive, managing it throughout the season, getting ready for winter, and planning for the following spring. The class has a special focus on urban, suburban, and chemical-free beekeeping.  Course fee of $100 includes the textbook, "The Backyard Beekeeper" (3rd Edition, Flottum).  Course instructor:  Phil Gaven, Master Beekeeper.  Classes take place at The Honey Exchange; space is limited to 12 students.

Call the store to sign up, or for more information: 207-773-9333.

Beginner Beekeeping Saturday Session 1S (Jan-Feb)

Saturday mornings 10:30-12:30

  • Saturday January 17th
  • Saturday January 24th
  • Saturday February 1st
  • Saturday February 7th
  • Saturday February 14th
  • (Snow Day February 21st)

Beginner Beekeeping is a five week course that takes absolute beginners from setting up a new hive, managing it throughout the season, getting ready for winter, and planning for the following spring. The class has a special focus on urban, suburban, and chemical-free beekeeping.  Course fee of $100 includes the textbook, "The Backyard Beekeeper" (3rd Edition, Flottum).  Course instructor:  Phil Gaven, Master Beekeeper.  Classes take place at The Honey Exchange; space is limited to 12 students.

Call the store to sign up, or for more information: 207-773-9333.

Beginner Beekeeping Tuesday Session 2A (Feb-March)

Tuesday Evenings 6:00-8:00 pm

  • February 24th
  • March 3rd
  • March 1oth
  • March 17th
  • March 24th
  • (Snow Day make-up March 31st)

Beginner Beekeeping is a five week course that takes absolute beginners from setting up a new hive, managing it throughout the season, getting ready for winter, and planning for the following spring. The class has a special focus on urban, suburban, and chemical-free beekeeping.  Course fee of $100 includes the textbook, "The Backyard Beekeeper" (3rd Edition, Flottum).  Course instructor:  Phil Gaven, Master Beekeeper.  Classes take place at The Honey Exchange; space is limited to 12 students.

Call the store to sign up, or for more information: 207-773-9333.

Beginner Beekeeping Thursday Session 2B (Feb-March)

Thursday Evenings 6:00-8:00 pm

  • February 26th
  • March 5th
  • March 12th
  • March 19th
  • March 26th
  • (Snow Day make-up April 2nd)

Beginner Beekeeping is a five week course that takes absolute beginners from setting up a new hive, managing it throughout the season, getting ready for winter, and planning for the following spring. The class has a special focus on urban, suburban, and chemical-free beekeeping.  Course fee of $100 includes the textbook, "The Backyard Beekeeper" (3rd Edition, Flottum).  Course instructor:  Phil Gaven, Master Beekeeper.  Classes take place at The Honey Exchange; space is limited to 12 students.

Call the store to sign up, or for more information: 207-773-9333.

Beginner Beekeeping Saturday Session 2S (Feb-March)

Saturday mornings 10:30-12:30

  • Saturday February 28th
  • Saturday March 7th
  • Saturday March 14th
  • Saturday March 21st
  • Saturday March 28th
  • (Snow Day April 4th)

Beginner Beekeeping is a five week course that takes absolute beginners from setting up a new hive, managing it throughout the season, getting ready for winter, and planning for the following spring. The class has a special focus on urban, suburban, and chemical-free beekeeping.  Course fee of $100 includes the textbook, "The Backyard Beekeeper" (3rd Edition, Flottum).  Course instructor:  Phil Gaven, Master Beekeeper.  Classes take place at The Honey Exchange; space is limited to 12 students.

Call the store to sign up, or for more information: 207-773-9333.

Sophomore Beekeeping with Geoff MacLean Session 1 (Jan-Feb)

Wednesday Evenings 6:00-8:00 pm

  • Wednesday January 14th
  • Wednesday January 21st
  • Wednesday January 28th
  • Wednesday February 4th
  • Wednesday February 11th
  • (Snow Day make-up February 18th)
Sophomore Beekeeping is a five week course intended for novice beekeepers with at least one season with a hive of their own.  Expanding on the beginner's curriculum, the focus of the course is to move toward a sustainable apairy with emphasis on swarm prevention, nucleus colony and honey production, and a closer look at disease control. 
    Course fee of $100 includes the textbook, "Bee-sentials" (Connor).  Course instructor:  Geoff MacLean of Red Brook Honey.  Classes take place at The Honey Exchange; space is limited to 12 students.

    Call the store to sign up, or for more information: 207-773-9333.

    Sophomore Beekeeping with Geoff MacLean Session 2 (Feb.-March)

    Wednesday Evenings 6:00-8:00 pm

    • Wednesday February 25th
    • Wednesday March 4th
    • Wednesday March 11th
    • Wednesday March 18th
    • Wednesday March 25th
    • (Snow Day make-up April 1st)
    Sophomore Beekeeping is a five week course intended for novice beekeepers with at least one season with a hive of their own.  Expanding on the beginner's curriculum, the focus of the course is to move toward a sustainable apairy with emphasis on swarm prevention, nucleus colony and honey production, and a closer look at disease control. 
      Course fee of $100 includes the textbook, "Bee-sentials" (Connor).  Course instructor:  Geoff MacLean of Red Brook Honey.  Classes take place at The Honey Exchange; space is limited to 12 students.

      Call the store to sign up, or for more information: 207-773-9333.