Level One Urban Beekeeping Course

January 29, 2011 - 5:00pm to January 31, 2011 - 1:00am

Location: Pure Earth Organics - #12 - 5579 47th St., Red Deer

Saturday January 29th & 30th, 2011
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (both days)

Apiaries and Bees for Communities (A.B.C.) is pleased to offer a Level One Beekeeping Certificate for hobbiest beekeepers in an urban and rural setting. This 16-hour intensive program will offer everything you need to know to begin beekeeping.

The course is taught by Patty Milligan of Lola Canola Honey from Bon Accord, AB. Her experience as a small scale beekeeper over the last decade has stemmed a fountain of information on the practice of beekeeping. Course includes textbook and resources:

In this course, you will receive the Beekeeping in Western Canada text book and learn:

Hive behaviours, relationships, and roles
Seasonal Management, forage and care
Top Bar Hive (TBH) and Langstroth methods of care
Disease prevention and identification
Yard care for bees and creating a bee yard
Queens, re-queening, drones and workers

Taught at Pure Earth Organics in Red Deer, Alberta, students will have access to classroom participation dynamics in this 16-hour intensive course, receive a hot lunch on both days, and coffee with snacks every morning and afternoon.

Each participant will leave the course with a Certificate of A.B.C Level One Beekeeping and the ability to start your own honeybee hive!

Cost $270/person. Register HERE:

For more information please email Eliese Watson  -  [email protected]

**Event sponsored by Pure Earth Organics and ReThink Red Deer in promotion of the Pathways 2 Sustainability Conference