Classes and Events
Beginner Beekeeping is a five week Zoom class (not a webinar) 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 $125 includes the textbook "The Backyard Beekeeper" (Flottum) and a binder with handouts and weekly outlines.
Course instructor: Phil Gaven, EAS Master Beekeeper
You may register on-line HERE or call the shop more information: 207-773-9333.
Session 2A - Tuesday evenings 6:00-7:30 pm
- February 23rd
- March 2nd
- March 9th
- March 16th
- March 23rd
Session 2B - Saturday mornings 10:30-12:00pm
- February 27th
- March 6th
- March 13th
- March 20th
- March 27th
Sophomore/Sustainable Beekeeping is a five week Zoom class* (not a webinar) 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 apiary with emphasis on swarm prevention, nucleus colony and honey production, and a closer look at disease control.
*Communication and links to the class will be done via e-mail. Please be sure to use an address you check regularly, then please check it regularly.
Course fee of $125 includes the textbook [TBA]
Course instructor: Geoff Maclean, Red Brook Honey
You may register HERE or call the shop more information: 207-773-9333.
Session Two - Wednesday evenings 6:00-8:15 pm (10 min. break midway)
- February 24th
- March 3rd
- March 10th
- March 17th
- March 24th