***YES, OUR BEEKEEPING CLASSES ARE READY FOR ENROLLMENT!***
TAKE A BASIC URBAN BEEKEEPING COURSE AND BE READY FOR 2013!
The NYCBA is offering a course in 2013 for the absolute beginner and novice beekeeper. This theoretical course is 12 hours long, spread out over four Sundays, with a practical lesson thrown in in April (TBA).
The fee is $200.00 for the entire course. Our volunteer instructors are professional beekeepers with a collective half century of experience.
Sundays 11:00 - 2:00 pm
February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
The visit of the York Prep rooftop apiary will take place in April, exact date TBA
40 W 68th St
New York, NY 10023
This twelve-hour course will teach you everything you need to know to safely start and maintain a beehive.
* construction of a bee hive
* safe hive placement
* general maintenance
* troubleshooting in the hive
* processes and lifecycle within the colony
* diseases and treatments
Learn how to invigorate your vegetables and fortify your flowers (and those of the neighborhood) while contributing to the environment and ensuring yourself as much as 120 lbs of pure raw honey per year per hive. This course teaches everything you need to know to start or continue your fascinating love story with the bees. Learn about this fulfilling and rewarding hobby. Become a beekeeper. It is easier than you may think, and more rewarding than you might imagine.
Sign up now!
We are sorry that we cannot issue refunds for classes not taken, but you may send someone in your place if you cannot make it for any reason. For snowy days, please check your email, we will let you know if the class is still being held. Thank you for understanding!