Looking for a beekeeping class? See options below!
The Art of Beekeeping (In Northern Climates) – Instructor: JoAnne Sabin, beekeeper and a member of the Minnesota Hobby Beekeepers Association (MHBA).
This 9 hour course will describe everything you need to know to keep honey bees for your first 2 years, including:
• Basics of bee biology and behavior
• Equipment and bee purchase, ideal apiary location and new colony install
• How to care for your bees throughout the year, including:
o Inspections Spring through Fall
o Spotting and responding to problems
o Diseases and pests
o Preventing swarms
o Queen problems
o Winter Preparation
o Honey Harvest
o Managing 2nd year colonies
The Course is offered in the following locations and dates:
Dakota County Parks, Lebanon Hills Visitor Center
842 Cliff Rd, Eagan, MN 55123
Feb 9th, 16th, 23rd (Thursdays) from 6pm-9pm – Must attend all three dates.
To register: Search for Dakota County Parks Calendar, search for Beekeeping Basics, and select register for a program. Scroll down the list to Backyard Agriculture and tap on it for details and registration. For assistance call: 952-891-7000 or use this LINK.
Nature’s Nectar LLC
6922 – 55th St N, Suite C
Oakdale MN 55128
Feb 8th, 15th, 22nd (Wednesdays) from 6pm-9pm. Must attend all three dates.
To register: Email email@example.com or call 651-454-6939
RiverMarket Coop Stillwater: This class is virtual
March 3rd from 6-9pm, March 4th from 9m-6pm. Must attend both classes and register for both part 1 and part 2.
To Register: Search for RiverMarket Coop Classes and scroll down to The Art of Beekeeping and select The Art of Beekeeping, Part 1 and Part2. Register for both. Call 651-439-0366 for assistance.