Organic Beekeeping for Beginners

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 5:00pm

This two-day intensive class provides an introduction for folks interested in small scale and part-time (backyard) beekeeping. The workshop will present a balanced view of natural and organic beekeeping topics and practices including:
• location and equipment requirements
• basic honey bee biology
• swarming as an expression of the bees vitality
• overwintering
• presence and mindfulness in the bee yard
• non-toxic pest and disease control
• an appreciation for the role that pollinators and beekeepers play within the Earth’s ecosystem
Weather permitting the program will be punctuated with an open hive demonstration with the opportunity for hands-on experience by inexperienced students
Instructor: Ross Conrad
To register call: 802-349-4279 or email: [email protected]


Metta Earth Institute


334 Geary Rd, South
Lincoln, VT 05753
United States


Fee: $110 (includes copy of course text, Natural Beekeeping)

Contact Name:

Ross Conrad