Franklin County (Louisburg)

2014 Beginner Beekeeping Course

Begins: April 5, 2014 (for 2 classes plus a field day)
When: Saturday, April 5th from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday, April 6th from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Saturday, April 12th from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Field Day)
Where: Louisburg College for Classroom Portions & Local Apiary for Field Day
Cost: $60 (includes First Lessons in Beekeeping Book) Register & Pay via www.franklincountybees.org/beginning-bee-class.
Sponsor: Franklin County Beekeepers
Additional Information: Who Should Attend:

  • Anyone interested in learning more about honeybees and their role in the environment
  • Anyone who has ever thought they would like to have their own colony of bees
  • Anyone interested in having bees to produce their own honey or pollinate garden/fruits

What is Included:

  • Textbook
  • Classroom Teaching (1 1/2 days)
  • Hands-on Field Day (1/2 day)
  • Equipment Catalogs
  • Mentoring Partnership Opportunities
  • Option to take NCS Certified Beekeeper test
Contact: Pre-registration is required at www.franklincountybees.org/beginning-bee-class. Questions? Email us at class@franklincountybees.org or call Betsey Spencer (919) 495-1450 or Teresa Green (919) 556-9212