2023 New Beekeepers Education Series

Richmond Beekeepers Association 

There are no longer slots available for 2023!

2023 Beginner Beekeeping Course

@ Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park 

Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 4, & Feb 11 

9am – 4pm Each Day 

Cost $110 

Registration Closes Jan 14 and is limited to the first 25 who register


2023 Beginner Beekeeping Classes 

The Richmond Beekeepers Association (RBA) is holding their Beginning  Beekeeping Course over 4 Saturdays beginning January 21 ending Feb 11. 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

The  course includes: 

✔ 4 Books: The Beekeeper’s Handbook,  

Beekeeping Basics, A Field Guide to  

Honey Bees and Their Maladies and Native Plants for Virginia’s Capital region

✔ Thumb Drive of Slides from Class 

✔ Over 20 Hours of Instruction Utilizing the Virginia Beekeeping TeachingConsortium

✔ An Afternoon In-Hive Session 

✔ Membership in Richmond Beekeers 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