Classes and Events

Beginner Beekeeping:

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.

*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 "The Backyard Beekeeper" (Flottum) and a binder with handouts and weekly outlines. Class is limited to 25 students.

Course instructor:  Thalassa Raasch, Keepers (Maine)

To sign up on line, CLICK HERE

Please call the shop more information: 207-773-9333.

Session 3 - Saturday mornings 10:00-11:30pm

  • April 10th
  • April 17th
  • (No class on April 24th - Package Bee weekend)
  • May 1st
  • May 8th
  • May 15th