Class Schedule

2016 Class Schedule

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Saturday May 14, 2016 Class 1 – 9:00am-12:00pm – Beekeeping 101 

(Instructor: Tanya Phillips)  This class teaches you how to get ready to become a beekeeper, what kind of hive you want, where to put the bees, what you need to get started, discusses AG exemptions, bee biology, and more! ~ $40 PER PERSON

Sunday May 15, 2016 – Class 2 – HANDS ON IN THE APIARY 9am-1pm (Instructor: Tanya Phillips) (MUST have had a beginner class already)- this class is WEATHER dependent, so check with me before driving in.  (It must be at least partially sunny, not raining, and not COLDER than 70 degrees) ~ $120 PER PERSON

*For Class 2 you must sign a waiver and wear a beesuit.  Bring your own beesuit and smoker if you have it.  Wear or bring pants, long sleeve shirts, long socks and close-toed shoes.  More classes will be added as weather permits.

To register for classes with Tanya Phillips click the orange link below.  For Les’ classes, please click the blue link under his classes below.  (Classes have a 5 student minimum to make)

Order Tanya’s Classes Here

LES CROWDER, TOP BAR EXPERT on NATURAL BEEKEEPINGis here living in Austin and is offering 4 different intermediate level classes this Spring on Beekeeping Naturally with Top Bar Hives!

Top Bar Spring Hive Management Hands On WorkshopApril 9th – 10am-4:30pm – $120 per person

Order Les’ Classes Here

All classes are taught in SW Austin at our home office, plenty of free parking.

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Air conditioned/heated classroom and outdoor bee yard. 

*** ALWAYS CHECK WEBSITE TO SEE IF HANDS ON CLASSES (Class #2) ARE STILL ON. We can’t work the bees if it’s too cold, too wet, too rainy, too windy, etc.  I try to email everyone signed up for classes a day or two before to let you know that the class is still on.  When in doubt, please contact Tanya below to make sure class is still happening.