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
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
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