Varroa Mite Control
Aug
3
9:00 AM09:00

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

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Beekeeping + How to Produce Honeycomb
Aug
17
12:00 PM12:00

Beekeeping + How to Produce Honeycomb

$65.00

Saturday Aug 17th // 12-2p

Producing quality cut comb honey is a bit of a lost skill in beekeeping and that is why comb honey is such a rare treat. In this class we will share some of the methods we use to produce cut comb honey with our bees, including:

Choosing colonies for comb production

Setting up frames and supers for cut comb production

Timing your nectar flow

Processing and Packaging your comb honey

As a bonus each participant will get to take home a fresh cut of comb honey.

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 Beekeeping  Basics Boot Camp
Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Beekeeping Basics Boot Camp

July 6, 9 a.m. – Noon $65 – 10 spot
This will be the most hands on training we have offered so far. Participants will get to join us at one of our apiaries where we will go over the following topics:

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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Intro to Backyard Beekeeping at St.Pete Ferments
Jun
8
12:00 PM12:00

Intro to Backyard Beekeeping at St.Pete Ferments

Join Josh Harris, founder of Queen & Colony Bee Co., as he dives into backyard beekeeping 101! Attendees will learn the ins and outs of backyard beekeeping. With an observation colony, attendees will have hands on training on how a colony of honeybees works. Everyone will walk away with lots of new beekeeping knowledge as well a jar of local honey.

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Harvesting Honey Class/ SOLD OUT!
May
18
12:00 PM12:00

Harvesting Honey Class/ SOLD OUT!

Join Josh Harris, owner of Queen & Colony Bee Co (formerly Harris Honey) as he dives into backyard beekeeping 101! Attendees will learn the ins and outs of backyard beekeeping. With an observation colony, attendees will have hands on training on how to harvest honey. Everyone will walk away with lots of beekeeping and honey harvesting knowledge and a jar of honey that they harvested.

Learn more and sign up HERE.

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Intro to Backyard Beekeeping Class
Mar
23
12:00 PM12:00

Intro to Backyard Beekeeping Class

Join Josh Harris, owner of Queen & Colony Bee Co (formerly Harris Honey) as he dives into backyard beekeeping 101! Attendees will learn the ins and outs of backyard beekeeping and there will be an observation hive as well. Everyone will walk away with lots of beekeeping knowledge and a jar of Tampa Bay Area Honey.

Learn more and sign up HERE.

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Corey Avenue Market
Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

Corey Avenue Market

We are at the Corey Ave Market every 1st and third Sunday from 10 -2 on St. Pete Beach

The market supports local vendors who sell a variety of locally produced and homemade produce, plants, take home foods, ready to eat lunch bites, hand crafts, eco-friendly and fair trade products and more. Come and join us for a morning of live music, shopping, and a delicious breakfast, brunch or lunch at one of the many area restaurants – all within walking distance.

Corey Avenue Between Boca Ciega Ave and Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, Florida 33706

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Corey Avenue Market
Mar
3
10:00 AM10:00

Corey Avenue Market

We are at the Corey Ave Market every 1st and third Sunday from 10 -2 on St. Pete Beach

The market supports local vendors who sell a variety of locally produced and homemade produce, plants, take home foods, ready to eat lunch bites, hand crafts, eco-friendly and fair trade products and more. Come and join us for a morning of live music, shopping, and a delicious breakfast, brunch or lunch at one of the many area restaurants – all within walking distance.

Corey Avenue Between Boca Ciega Ave and Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, Florida 33706

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Localtopia 2019
Feb
2
10:00 AM10:00

Localtopia 2019

Localtopia is presented by Keep Saint Petersburg Local, St Pete's Independence Alliance. The festival, founded in 2014, collectively celebrates all that makes St Pete great via its Arts, Food, Music and Culture. Queen and Colony will have a booth with our local raw honey, and hive products. Also we will be featuring an observation hive to educate and inform our community about honeybees.

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