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  • SOLD OUT - Beekeeping Course - Honey Harvest, Medication, Winter Preparation - SOLD OUT

    C$45.00

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    Fall Courses are done for 2016.  We will be offering more fall courses in 2017

    This is a hands on Beginner Beekeeping course.

    This course is designed to teach you how to harvest Honey, Medicate your Bees and Prepare for Winter.

    Portions of the Course will be held inside at the Shop, but we will be spending a large portion in the yard handling bees.  Please dress appropriately.

    The Course is broken down into 3 Sections:

    Honey Harvesting:

    We will cover the different methods of removing honey from the hive, extracting honey, filtering it, bottling it and Labeling Requirements.

    Medication:

    We will discuss treatment options for our bees and Discuss Varroa Mite, Tracheal Mite, American Foul Brood and Nosema  We will check for Mite levels and administer treatments to our hives.

    Winter Preparation:

    Fall Feeding will be covered as well as wrapping and insulating your hives for winter.  Hive placement and wind breaks will also be discussed as well as emergency winter feeding.

    Please bring your own Veil and Protective equipment.  We will be working on live hives and it is not uncommon to get stung when steeling honey and medicating bees.

    Fall Preparation Beekeeping Course are held every Wednesday and Saturday starting mid August 2016 and are limited to 15 people per day to ensure that you get the attention necessary to succeed.

    Book your spot for the below dates.
    • This is the last course offered this season.  Don't miss out.
    • Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    I have put the course as being 2 hours but I am available longer for questions and the Shop will be open for Attendees afterwards if you would like to purchase any Equipment or Supplies.

    Book your spot today.

    Course must be paid for to reserve your spot.  Limited space is available.  Sign up now before you miss out.

    You must be 18 years of age or older to attend the course.

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