Intro to Beekeeping & Honey Harvesting Seasonal 5 Session Course


Springdale Farm 755 Springdale Road Austin, TX 78702

Tue, April 17, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT

Back by popular demand! 17 hours of instruction and 5 full sessions! Now with seasonal learning to make it more relevant and useful so you can apply the knowledge to your own hives for that season.

If you are serious about learning beekeeping and how to manage the honeybee through all life stages, seasons, and how to harvest your own honey then this is your course.


I. Introduction (INDOORS TUES APR 17th 6-9pm at the Holiday Inn Austin Airport).

II. Beekeeping equipment (INDOORS THURS APR 19th 6-9pm at the Holiday Inn Austin Airport).

III. Spring management of honey bee colonies (*FIELD PORTION SAT APR 21st 9am-1pm @Springdale Farm).

IV. Summer management and honey production (FIELD PORTION SAT JUN 23rd 9am-1pm @Springdale Farm).

V. Fall and winter management (*FIELD PORTION SAT SEP 15th 9am-12pm @Springdale Farm).

** Field portions require your own full bee suit with veil and gloves, and sturdy shoes/boots (no open toe shoes).


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