CLASS: Beekeeping 101

Beekeeping 101

Led by Master Beekeeper Maggie Wachter

Tuesday, Apr 21st, 6-8pm

$10 owner/ $15 non-owner

This class will cover the basics for setting up a new beehive. Lifecycle, common diseases, equipment will be discussed. Taught by Urbana beekeeper, Maggie Wachter, this class is for anyone considering beekeeping and those who are interested in bees.

teacher: Maggie Wachter is a local commercial beekeeper specializing in gourmet honey.  Her teaching apiary is located in Urbana IL with other apiaries on sustainable farms and gardens throughout Illinois. Maggie's favorite pastime is mead-making (honey wine).  Prior to becoming a beekeeper Maggie spent twenty years living in France.

type of class: demonstration/observation with live bees in a small observation hive.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, Apr 21st 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
9 slots available