Richmond Beekeepers Association
2024 Beginner Beekeeping Course
@ Greenwood Methodist Church
Jan 6 9:30-4
Jan 13 9-4
Feb 3 9:30-4
Feb 10 9-4
Registration Closes Dec 23 and is limited to the first 25 who register and pay
2024 Beginner Beekeeping Classes
The Richmond Beekeepers Association (RBA) is holding their Beginning Beekeeping Course over 4 Saturdays beginning January 6 and 11 and February 3 and 10. Attendees will receive instruction on the basics of beekeeping, the various equipment including hive components and tools, diseases and pests, what to expect in the first year, how to purchase and install your bees, sources of pollen and nectar, and (weather permitting) a hands on field day in an apiary
3 Books: The Beekeeper’s Handbook,
Beekeeping Basics and A Field Guide to
Honey Bees and Their Maladies.
Thumb Drive of Slides from Class
Over 20 Hours of Instruction Utilizing the Virginia Beekeeping Teaching Consortium
An Afternoon In-Hive Session
Membership in Richmond Beekeepers Association
What You Need to Bring
☐ Snacks, Lunch & A Drink
☐ Pen & Notepad
Can’t Make A Date?
The classes are available on additional dates from other local Beekeeping Associations. We will provide locations, and dates at the first class.
For More Information Contact
Ron Stilwell (804) 839-1191