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please call our Sebastopol store at (707) 824-2905

Introduction to Beekeeping
Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Introduction to Beekeeping - $15
10AM to 1PM
Held at the Sebastopol Grange Hall
6000 Sebastopol Avenue (Same as Hwy. 12) Sebastopol, CA 95472

Three hour lecture on basic beekeeping information on how to get started with bees, use of equipment and what to expect in your first year. Get answers to your questions. A must have class if you are interested in keeping bees. Taught by Doug Vincent, Owner and Beekeeper of beekind.

Attendees

Package Bee Installation
Saturday March 25th, 2017

One hour lecture/instruction on the Beekind method of installing a package of honeybees in your hive. Taught by Doug Vincent, Owner and Beekeeper of beekind.
Please see the Youtube video at http://beekind.com/packagebeeinstallation.html

Package Bee Installation No Charge
11AM to Noon
Held at the Beekind Store
921 Gravenstein Hwy S. Sebastopol, CA 95472

Attendees

Live Hive Inspection
Saturday March 25th, 2017

Three Hours. Hands On. Bee Prepared/ Bring Your Own Protective Gear. Learn to identify eggs, larvae, capped brood, workers, drones, queens, pollen, nectar, honey, wax, propolis and varroa mites. Many tips and tidbits on handling bees.

1PM to 4PM
Held at the Beekind Store and Garden
921 Gravenstein Hwy S. Sebastopol, CA 95472

Attendees

Package Bee Installation
Saturday April 1st, 2017

One hour lecture/instruction on the Beekind method of installing a package of honeybees in your hive. Taught by Doug Vincent, Owner and Beekeeper of beekind.
Please see the Youtube video at http://beekind.com/packagebeeinstallation.html

Package Bee Installation - $10
11AM to Noon
Held at the Beekind Store
921 Gravenstein Hwy S. Sebastopol, CA 95472

Attendees


PACKAGE BEE PICK UP DAYS
April 22 - April 23
SATURDAY and SUNDAY

Pick up your pre-ordered (for this date) pre-paid for packages of bees anytime from 10AM to 6PM Saturday or Sunday.
Live Bee Installation DEMO at 2PM on both days.

If you have pre-ordered and pre-paid for packaged bees and are scheduled to pick them up this weekend, then come on down! Visitors welcome! Bring a receipt (for good measure/check your email). Your bees will be patiently waiting. Be sure to have your hive ready before this date! Bees are in a cage ready to take home and install.
Held in Bee Garden in back of Beekind store in Sebastopol


PACKAGE BEE PICK UP DAYS
April 29 - April 30
SATURDAY and SUNDAY

Pick up your pre-ordered (for this date) pre-paid for packages of bees anytime from 10AM to 6PM Saturday or Sunday.
Live Bee Installation DEMO at 2PM on both days.

If you have pre-ordered and pre-paid for packaged bees and are scheduled to pick them up this weekend, then come on down! Visitors welcome! Bring a receipt (for good measure/check your email). Your bees will be patiently waiting. Be sure to have your hive ready before this date! Bees are in a cage ready to take home and install.
Held in Bee Garden in back of Beekind store in Sebastopol



Live Hive Inspection
Saturday May 13th, 2017

Three Hours. Hands On. Bee Prepared/ Bring Your Own Protective Gear. Learn to identify eggs, larvae, capped brood, workers, drones, queens, pollen, nectar, honey, wax, propolis and varroa mites. Many tips and tidbits on handling bees.

Noon to 3PM
Held at the Beekind Store and Garden
921 Gravenstein Hwy S. Sebastopol, CA 95472

Attendees


Introduction to Beekeeping
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Introduction to Beekeeping - $15
10AM to 1PM
Held at the Sebastopol Grange Hall
6000 Sebastopol Avenue (Same as Hwy. 12) Sebastopol, CA 95472

Three hour lecture on basic beekeeping information on how to get started with bees, use of equipment and what to expect in your first year. Get answers to your questions. A must have class if you are interested in keeping bees. Taught by Doug Vincent, Owner and Beekeeper of beekind.

Attendees

Beeswax Candlemaking
Saturday November 11th, 2017
2 Hours. Taught by Doug Vincent, Owner and Beekeeper of beekind.

Instruction/lecture/demo and valuable tips on the art of making poured and rolled candles.

Beeswax Candlemaking - $35
11AM to 1PM
beekind Store
921 Gravenstein Hwy S. Sebastopol, CA 95472

Attendees

Serge Labesque Intro to Beekeeping Course 2017
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