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Beekeeping 101 - 3 Class SERIES (grp #2)

  • Starts Mar 24
  • 120 US dollars
  • East Cooke Road

Available spots.

** BECAUSE THE FIRST CLASS SOLD OUT SO QUICKLY -- we're opening a SECOND group for this class. NOTE that we must have a minimum of 8 students by March 18 to hold this class. Sign up ASAP if interested! ** The Beekeeping Basics for Beginners 101 Series is for people with 0-3 years of experience managing hives. Foundational topics include bee biology, colony behavior, and how to effectively and efficiently manage your hives. You’ll learn how to use beekeeping tools in a variety of situations, and how to help your bees adapt to changing weather and seasons. Consider taking the beginner classes even if you don’t have hives, but want to better understand the preparation and financial commitment required for success. Our Beekeeping 101 Series includes: March 24 - Basics 01: Anatomy, Biology & Equipment April 21 - Basics 02: Working with Bees June 9 - Basics 03: Colony Management Classes are monthly by design so you'll have a wide range of seasonal experiences. This is the MOST COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM taught by a professional beekeeper in Columbus. You will not find more in-depth beekeeping classes anywhere else in central Ohio. Learn how to manage your bees competently and efficiently, and start seeing year-over-year success! This class pays for itself as your skill level goes up and your expenses come down! See individual class descriptions for more details; individual class registration opens March 1st. Class size strictly limited to 12 students for maximum HANDS-ON experience. This class takes place at the Columbus Garden School, 1350 E. Cooke Road, Columbus OH 43224. INSTRUCTOR: Dave Noble began his professional beekeeping career at OSU's Honey Bee Research Lab in the mid-1990’s. More recently, he spent 7 years as the staff apiarist at Stratford Ecological Center in Delaware, OH. Currently, Dave operates Red Beard Bees where he continues to refine, develop, and teach his beekeeper training programs and presentations across Ohio and the nation. Dave employs a bee-centered philosophy to guide his beekeeping, bee-breeding, and educational endeavors. He believes that a better understanding of bee behavior and biology creates better beekeepers.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, please contact us at least 72 hours prior to class to cancel your registration. (Refund policy for materials fee, if applicable, may vary and is included in class description.) In most cases, you can transfer your class enrollment to a friend -- just let us know! Please note, we do NOT record or distribute our online presentations.

Contact Details

  • 1350 East Cooke Road, Columbus, OH, USA

    + (614) 404-7236

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