Introduction to Beekeeping
Workshop teaches participants about basic beekeeping skills.
When: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Fairview Gardens, 598 N Fairview Ave., Goleta
Cost: $30 - $50
Age limit: 18+
Categories: Community Events
This beginning beekeeper’s class will introduce participants to the respectful and organic ways of keeping honeybees. Overall focus will home in on the unique challenges and benefits to beekeeping in Santa Barbara County. It is designed to build basic beekeeping skills; topics covered include the honeybee society and biology, equipment, starting colonies, and spring management requirements. There will be a visit to the Fairview Gardens Apiary at the end of the class. You are welcome to bring your own protective gear, or a bee veil will be provided.
Event posted March 8, 2013
Last updated March 8, 2013