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Beginner Beekeeping Class

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1 Day Beginner Beekeeping Intensive

In 2020, Blythewood Bee Company will be offering 3 beginner beekeeping course dates to prepare the beginner with the knowledge needed to start beekeeping with the Spring 2020 nectar flow. Classes are available on the following dates:

>>Saturday, February 8th, 9 AM to 3 PM (classroom & Fieldwork) BBQ Lunch Included 
Registration Closes February 5th 

>>Saturday, March 14th, 9 AM to 3 PM (classroom & Fieldwork) BBQ Lunch Included 
Registration Closes March 5th

>>Saturday, April 11th, 9 AM to 3 PM (classroom & Fieldwork) BBQ Lunch Included
Registration Closes April 10th


Cost is $95 per person. Seating is limited to 25 per class. You will need to have protective gear if you wish to participate in our field work. You can bring your own or purchase it the day of our class if you wish.

No prior knowledge is required. This course is designed to take the person with an interest, but no beekeeping knowledge, to an understanding of beekeeping and starting their first hives.

Each Day Course Includes: 

  • NEWEST Beekeeping for Dummies Book
  • Half day classroom and half day field work (weather permitting) which includes going into active hives.
  • Lunch will be provided by Smoke, Blythewood’s premier barbecue establishment.
  • Coupon For 5% All Your Blythewood Bee Company Purchases The Day Of The Class.

Classes will be held at “The Big Red Barn. This is located in Located at 8024 Winnsboro Rd, Blythewood, SC 29016 (Enter At The Rear) 

Our beginner beekeeper course concentrates on the basics of beekeeping and is taught by Scott Derrick. After classes have ended you will have a wide support group with Blythewood Beekeepers Association to assist you in practical beekeeping matters.

Choose Date February 8th, March 14th, April 11th

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