Introduction to Sustainable Beekeeping

In this class, expert Beepods beekeepers will show attendees the basics of getting into beginning beekeeping. Participants will learn terminology, techniques and philosophies of beekeeping and acquire understanding of what is involved in maintain a colony of honey bees. Attendees can expect to leave the class armed with enough information to know if they are ready to take the next step of becoming a keeper of bees and the knowledge required to help spread the buzz about honey bees in their own community.

  • considerations for siting and placement of your hive
  • equipment and tools needed for beekeeping
  • the elements of a hive
  • options for installing bees into a beehive
  • adopting your beekeeping style and philosophy