Class Schedule

Classes and Events at Bee Friendly Austin Apiary in SW Austin

Saturday, September 30, 2017 – 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… RSVP online to FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE


Beekeeping 101

Saturday October 21, 2017 – Class 1 – 10:00am-1:00pm – Beekeeping 101 ~ $60 per person – Tanya

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!  – Taught by Tanya


Beekeeping 201 Hands on Beekeeping

Sunday, October 22, 2017 – Class 2 – 9:00am-1:00pm – 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)


Les Crowder Series Class #6 – October 14, 2017 – 10am-4pm all day (bring your own lunch or go out to eat during break) – bring your beesuit if you have one.  To sign up for Les Crowder’s Certificate Series – CLICK HERE to go to Les’ Square payment store.


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

Instructor: Chuck Reburn, Master Beekeeper & Meade Making Instructor

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


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

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