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Introduction to Beekeeping

  • Wild Willow Farm 2550 Sunset Avenue San Diego, CA, 92154 United States (map)



Please join us at Wild Willow for a fun and informative course about keeping bees. If you have ever dreamt of getting to know honeybees a little better this is your chance. Get some hands-on experience with our resident bees and beekeeper. We'll discuss honeybee society, types of hives, hive parts, hive tools used, and beehive etiquette (do's and don'ts).

This is a 2-day workshop:

Saturday August 4th: Beginning Beekeeping
Introduction to bee behavior and care
NOTE: This is a prerequisite to intermediate beekeeping (hive visit)

Saturday August 11th: Intermediate Beekeeping
Beehive visit to learn how to interact around a hive, harvest honey and honeycomb
NOTE: to attend this class, you must attend the beginners class or have equivalent experience


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Disclaimer: Class size is limited to ensure maximum participation. Acceptance into the class is on a first paid/first served basis. Once we are sold out, we can't guarantee a place in the class. Walk-up purchases the day of class will incur an additional $5 charge, so make sure you purchase by 11:30PMthe night before class! Space or class materials are not guaranteed if you have not purchased a ticket online.