Introduction and Intermediate Beekeeping Classes at Shaker Village – Feb. 13 and 14


HoneybeeShaker Village at Pleasant Hill will offer an Introduction to Beekeeping class  on Feb. 13, 2016 and an Intermediate Beekeeping class on Feb. 14, 2016. The fee for each class is $45. Tickets can be purchased in advance through the website or purchased at the door if space is available.

Participants in the Introduction to Beekeeping class will learn about the honeybee lifecycle, costs of beekeeping, choosing hive equipment and assembly, starting your first hive, what to expect in your first year of beekeeping and other tips on keeping a strong and productive colony. Participants in the Intermediate Beekeeping class will learn how to ensure hive health and troubleshoot a variety of challenges from some of Kentucky’s best beekeepers, which plants provide the best bee forage for increased honey production, how to make and market honey and wax products, and how to increase (split) your hives.

For more information contact Merin Roseman at 859-734-1550 or mroseman@shakervillageky.org.