We are excited to announce Introduction to Honey Bee Keeping Class will be held, February 25, 2023. Total cost of the 3 hour class is $40.and will focus on new beekeepers although everyone is welcome. A second class for advanced beekeepers is scheduled for Saturday, March 4. Classes are from 10 AM until 1 PM and include a visit to our apiary.
The class will include putting together a hive and maintaining it. Swarms vs. buying hives. There will be a short talk about queens, honey and harvesting. Common diseases and issues will also be discussed. After class, those that are interested are invited to put on vails (available to borrow) and other protection and take a short walk to our established hives for a hands-on experience.
Bring your lunch (if you want). Lite snacks, coffee and water will be provided.
To register, please mail fees, along with contact information to: Prusch Farm Park Foundation, Post Office Box 3710, San Jose, CA 95156. Space is limited. Class will be taught by University of California Cooperative Extension Master Bee Keeper Robert Martinez.