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Beekeeping Boot Camps

Join Queen & Colony at one of their apiaries for hands on beekeeping training.


Beekeeping Basics

July 6, 9 a.m. – Noon

$65 – 10 spots

o Choosing a location to set up your hive

o Lighting a Smoker

o Using Beekeeping Tools

o Colony Inspection

o Queen spotting

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Varroa Mite Control

August 3, 9 a.m. – Noon

$65 – 10 spots

Keeping varroa mite levels under control is one of the most important skills in keeping bees healthy and production these days. This workshop is hands on training in all things varroa. We will learn to:

o Check varroa mite levels in the colony

o Treatment options

o Treatment methods

· Future Classes:

  • Making Splits  

  • Queen Rearing 101       

  • Comb Honey Production