Beekeeping Courses-Beginner and Intermediate

Do you want to become a beekeeper?  Do you want to make your own honey and learn a hobby that is truly amazing??  Then you won’t want to miss out on this beginner beekeeping course.  Join master beekeepers Julia Common, co-founder and chief beekeeper at Hives for Humanity, and Lindsay Dault, owner of Urban Bee Supplies and Urban Bee Honey Farm, to discover the wonder of the honeybee and explore the key fundamentals essential for sustainable beekeeping. This professional, high energy duo will deliver an innovative, entertaining, and highly practical course in beekeeping. Lindsay and Julia, both BCHPA certified instructors and experienced urban beekeepers will teach you how to safely and confidently start caring for your own bees.

Rooted in a love for bees and the culture of the hive, these instructors offer a fresh approach to beekeeping.

The beginner course is delivered in 8 modules, covering the core principles that support best practices in beekeeping. This course is intended for anyone interested in keeping bees, or who has already started keeping bees but really needs to understand the fundamentals, whether you plan to have 1 colony or 300, this puts you on the right path to success and honey abundance!

 

2019 Class Schedule

Victoria Dates:

April 6-7, 2019

Beginner Beekeeping Course

Class time: 9am-5pm both days

Location: 7130 W. Saanich Road (Scout & Guide Hall in Pioneer Park)

To book your spot in this class follow the below link:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/beginner-beekeeping-course-victoria-bc-april-6-7-tickets-54555761752

Vancouver Dates:

February 16-17, 2019

Beginner Beekeeping Course

Class time: 9am-5pm both days

Location: Downtown Vancouver (exactly location TBD)

To book your spot in this class follow the below link:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/beginner-beekeeping-course-vancouver-feb-16-17-tickets-54555201075

March 30-31, 2019

Beginner Beekeeping Course

Class time: 9am-5pm both days

Location:  Urban Bee Supplies @ 6721 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta B.C

To book your spot in this class follow the below link:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/beginner-beekeeping-course-delta-bc-march-30-31-tickets-54555555134

May 18-19, 2019

Beginner Beekeeping Course

Class time: 9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday

Location: Urban Bee Supplies @ 6721 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta B.C

To book your spot in this class follow the below link:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/beginner-beekeeping-course-delta-bc-may-18-19-tickets-54556602266

 

June 15-16, 2019

Intermediate Beekeeping Course

This Intermediate course is intended for those who have experience in the hive.  This is a hands-on class and requires students to have protective gear and their own tools.

Class time: 9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday

Location: Urban Bee Supplies @ 6721 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta B.C

To book your spot in this class follow the below link:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/intermediate-beekeeping-course-tickets-56641134157

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