We hold beekeeping classes in January/February and May/June every year.
Why Winter? Because it's the perfect time to prepare for the coming beekeeping season. Our Winter classes last all day and give a beginning beekeeper the information needed to start up in the spring.
Classes in May and June are hands on classes at our apiary for beginning beekeepers. If you have a hive now or just want some more experience before you take the plunge, this class might be good for you.
These one day classes will be held at the Jane Addams Hull House Museum in Chicago from 10 AM to 3PM. Lunch is potluck. Students will get further details after they sign up.
We highly recommend that class participants read a beekeeping book before they come to the class in order to have some familiarity with beekeeping terms and honeybees.
The book we recommend for our classes - Honeybees and Beekeeping, A Year in the life of an Apiary by Keith Delaplane is available below. The book costs $20.00 plus $3.00 shipping and handling.
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