3180 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
An Introduction to Honey Bees and Beekeeping
Come to the MABA One Day Beekeeping Course to learn the fundamentals of beekeeping from our panel of experts. We welcome anyone who is interested in learning about honey bees, even if a hive is not in your immediate future.
Setting up new hives must be done in the spring, generally from March to May. This course is offered in January to give potential beekeepers time to order bees and equipment and prepare a site for hives. Since the course takes place in January, our classroom course will not involve live bees. During the spring and summer months, hands-on experience with live bees will be available to all Beekeeping Course students through the MABA Hive Inspection program. In the MABA Hive Inspections, small groups go through a beehive with an experienced beekeeper in one of several MABA hive locations in the Atlanta area.
THIS FORM WILL CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, OR EARLIER IF THE EVENT SELLS OUT.
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30305
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Registration and Continental Breakfast begins at 8:40. Course ends at 4:30 PM
Fee for the one day course is $110 per person
Current information on beekeeping and how to get started
First class presentations by educators in entomology and botany as well as experienced urban beekeepers
One year membership to MABA
Lunch and beverages
Each participant will receive:
Keith S. Delaplane’s book First Lessons In Beekeeping
Beekeeping Supplier Catalogs
List of sources to obtain bees
There will also be a beekeeping vendor onsite.
Can children enroll?
We don’t have a firm age limit. This is an all day classroom course for people who want to learn how to keep bees. It is up to you to determine if your child would be comfortable in this format.
Are there discounts for families/seniors/etc?
We are not able to offer discounts.
What’s the cancellation policy?
If you need to cancel before December 15 you may have a refund minus our processing fees. If it’s after December 15 we can only issue a refund (minus our processing fees) in case of emergencies.
Email us with any other questions at MABAShortCourse@gmail.com