Classes or Apiary visits

OPEN HOUSE – Apiary Tour

Saturday, February  10, 2018: 1pm-5pm – Bee Friendly Austin OPEN HOUSE

Apiary Tours; Beekeeper Q & A; New & Used Beekeeping Equipment for Sale; Book Signing; Honey & Mead tasting; Learn about your county’s Beekeeping AG Exemptions; and more…

2018 Classes at Bee Friendly Austin Apiary in SW Austin


Class 1: Beekeeping 101

Saturday March 3rd: 10am-1pm – Beekeeping 101 ~ $60 per person

Tuesday March 20th: 7pm-10pm – Beekeeping 101 ~ $60 per person

CLASS 1 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!

Class 2: Beekeeping 201 Hands-on Beekeeping

Saturday March 24th – Class 2 – 1:00pm-5:00pm – Hands on in the Apiary – $150 per person (must have already taken class 1 or a beekeeping 101 class) – Tanya & Chuck

*Class date is dependent on weather for bees, must be over 65 degrees and under 95 degrees. – Taught by Tanya Phillips & Chuck Reburn (as needed to keep low ratio of students to instructors


Tanya Phillips, Master Beekeeper and Author of Beginning Beekeeping, Everything You Need to Make Your Hive Thrive!

Chuck Reburn, Master Beekeeper & Meade Making Instructor

Les Crowder, Treatment-Free Beekeeper and Author of Top Bar Hive Beekeeping

Nathalie Biggie-Misserey, Apprentice Beekeeper & President of Hays County Beekeepers Association

All classes are taught in SW Austin at our home office, plenty of free parking. Air conditioned/heated classroom and outdoor bee yard. Address: 9874 Wier Loop Circle; Austin, TX 78736 better business cards