Athens Beginners Beekeeping Seminar
January 20, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fee: $65 (includes lunch)
Beekeeping is a complex and fascinating pursuit with plenty to learn and sweet rewards! If you are interested in becoming a beekeeper yourself, this comprehensive seminar featuring Georgia Master Beekeepers and industry professionals will prepare you to create a successful hive. This workshop will guide you through understanding the honey bee as well as the steps to obtain your bees, tools and hives. This program will also cover harvesting, various hive products and how to use them. Participants will also learn about proper care and some of the common challenges facing beekeepers today.
Each participant will receive a box lunch, a copy of First Lessons in Beekeeping and a one-year membership to Eastern Piedmont Beekeepers Association. As a bonus, all participants will have the opportunity to participate in a follow-up, hands-on class at a nearby apiary on March 23 from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. or 1-3 p.m.
This event is hosted in partnership with the Eastern Piedmont Beekeepers Association and the UGA Honey Bee Lab.