• What you'll learn

    • Biology & Ecology of Bees: Colony & organization. Types of bees. Types of honey. Bee development. Types of hive cells. Getting started right with bees. Types of bee colonies. Beekeeper's role. Plants and bees. Seasonal management. Apiary location requirements and beehive positioning & arrangement. Feeding of bees. Urban beekeeping. Apiary sanitation.

  • Beekeeper’s Companion Illustrated Field Guide

    Get the companion book that has all the lesson chapters, complete with color illustrations. The book is new in concept, content and method of preparation, for a beginner beekeeper as well as for professionals to know and understand the basis of beekeeping. The concept is to show you beekeeping practices from a business point of view and the profitability of the craft through entrepreneurial skills development and innovations.

  • Facebook Page & Group

    Bee-Craft Consult maintains both a Facebook Page and Facebook Group that serve to add context and insight. You can share experiences, ideas and insights, ask questions, and get input from others involved in beekeeping. You’ll find resources to become a better beekeeper. You’ll also find a supportive group raising awareness of the importance of honeybees to our daily life.

Course Price

Beekeeper’s Companion Illustrated Field Guide

Get the companion book that has all the lesson chapters, complete with color illustrations.

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Take the Comprehensive Course

This course combines all 6 lessons and includes chapter notes and eBook chapters. The price for this course is reduced from the per class cost.

Take the comprehensive course