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bee-ginner bee-keeping with andrew hatt

learn to bee a bee-keeper

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

Available spots


Service Description

about the course: This seven session course is geared toward new beekeepers and those interested in keeping bees in the near 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 10:00 am - 11:30 am unless otherwise announced. • April 22 • May 13 • June 10 • July 8 • August 12 • September 2 • October 7 + end of season party 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 space is 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


Cancelation Policy

To cancel or reschedule, please contact us 24 hours in advance


Contact Details

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

    + 914-764-3006

    poundridgeorganics@icloud.com