Due to COVID-19 restrictions this class will be offered online through Zoom. You will receive email instructions a couple days prior to the class
Thinking about getting your own bees? Just curious about beekeeping? This is the course for you!
We will discuss the role of workers, drones and queen bees in the honey bee colony
The equipment required to keep bees, including the costs involved in starting your own hive and the commonly used types of beehives
The Ontario Bees Act, which sets the rules for beekeeping in Ontario, including registering your bees, the Apiary Inspection program
The responsibilities of a beekeeper over the course of a season and the yearly cycle of a honeybee colony
The differences between urban and rural beekeeping
How to make the world better for pollinators.
This class takes place online zia Zoom. Invitation to the Zoom class will be sent to you by email.
Multiple dates available October-April.
Lessons are subject to HST ($50.85 with tax)
Thanks to students at Mohawk College through the "Bee The One" program we can offer a select number of FREE class passes to anyone who has financial barriers. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a free class.