2023 Beginner Beekeeping Five Week Class

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 $145 includes the textbook "The Backyard Beekeeper" (Flottum) and e-binder with handouts and weekly outlines. Class is limited to 45 students.

Course instructor:  Phil Gaven, EAS certified Master Beekeeper

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

Session 1 - Tuesday evenings 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    • January 10th
    • January 17th
    • January 24th
    • February 31st
    • February 7th
    • Session 2 - Saturday mornings 10:30am-12:00pm

      • January 14th
      • January 21st
      • January 28th
      • February 4th
      • February 11th

      Session 3 - Tuesday evenings 6:00pm - 7:30pm

      • February 21st
      • February 28th
      • March 7th
      • March 14th
      • March 21st
      • Session 4 - Saturday mornings 10:30am-12:00pm

        • February 25th
        • March 4th
        • March 11th
        • March 18th
        • March 25th
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