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2024 bee-ginner bee-keeping course

Learn to bee a bee-keeper

  • Starts Apr 27
  • 575 US dollars
  • 22 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge New York 10576

Available spots


Service Description

about the course: This eight session course is geared toward new beekeepers and those interested in keeping bees in the future. It aims to teach new beekeepers basic skills. We will focus on basic equipment, sound beekeeping strategies, pest control, feeding, bee anatomy and development, troubleshooting, and honey extraction. We will also discuss honey bee communication and roles of bees within the hive. Participants will be instructed at an outdoor hive, weather permitting. Protective gear is required. Classes will to a large extent feature a hive inspection and address seasonal questions and concerns. All classes will be on Saturdays from 11:00 am - 12:30 am - Raindates are Sundays unless otherwise announced. • April 27 (rain date Sunday, April 28) • May 18 (rain date Sunday, May 19) • June 1 (rain date Sunday, June 2) • June 29 (rain date Sunday, June 30) • July 20 (rain date Sunday, July 21) • August 17 (rain date Sunday, August 18) • September 14 (rain date Sunday, September 15) • October 19 (rain date Sunday, October 20) ... plus an End Of Season Party - Date & Time To Be Determined cost: $575 per adult, Family discount is available to register: sign-up on registration page payment instructions are below tuition must be paid in full to hold your place classes are small so space is very limited payment options: • cash: pay in person at the market • check: made out to 'Pound Ridge Organics' brought in person to the market or mailed to: Pound Ridge Organics 22 Westchester Avenue Pound Ridge NY 10576 • zelle: name: mobile: (914) 224-3138 • email: donnasimons@me.com • name: Donna Simons additional notes: • you may purchase your own hats, gloves and veils or we can arrange it for you • all additional equipment needed for class will be available on-sight • in case of inclement weather, teacher will use his discretion to set up a zoom class, choose a make-up date or cover missed material in one of the following classes. • in case of inclement weather, teacher will use his discretion to set up a zoom class, choose a make-up date or cover missed material in one of the following classes.additional notes:


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

If classes are cancelled due to weather, or other unforeseen circumstances, makeup classes and/or material will be offered. No refunds will be offered after the course begins.


Contact Details

  • Pound Ridge Organics Farm, Food CoOp, Market and Teaching Kitchen, Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, NY, USA


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