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Intro to Beekeeping | Become a Beekeeper 2-day Hands-On Workshop

GreenView Aquaponics Family Farm & Apiary

Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Intro to Beekeeping | Become a Beekeeper Series Class Ended $297.00 $0.00
Additional Family Member (No Equipment) Ended $147.00 $0.00

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Intro to Beekeeping | Become a Beekeeper Hands-On Series (2-days)

Last one before Bee/Honey Season. If you want to start beekeeping this year....this is your chance! (next workshop will be Nov 2019)

Class Lecture on Saturday, Mar 30th from 9am-4pm at UF / IFAS Charlotte County Extension, at 25550 Harbor View Rd # 3, Port Charlotte, FL 33980

  • Becoming a Beekeeper
  • Basic Tools
  • Hive Equipment
  • How to Get Started
  • Maintaining Your Hive
  • Working Bees
  • Hive Structure
  • Colony Structure 
  • General Management
  • SW Florida Forage
  • Products of the Hive
  • Honey Harvesting
  • Pests & Diseases

Hands-On Workshop on Sun, Mar 31st from 12pm-4/5pm at GreenView Aquaponics Family Farm & Apiary, at 4160 Old Burnt Store Road, N, Cape Coral, FL 33993

  • Bee PPE/Lighting Smoker,
  • Hive Building,
  • Hive Inspections/Splits.

Students receive a Basic Start Up Kit that includes:

  • 10-frame Langstroth Hive w Deep Hive Body, 10 frames with Foundation, Migratory Top Board and Bottom Board,
  • Beekeeper Veil,
  • Gloves,
  • Smoker, 
  • Hive Tool

Already have everything listed in the Basic Start Up Kit?  Simply give us a jingle at 239-691-4489 and you may be able to sign up as an ADDITIONAL Family Member instead

Membership included:

  • Gulf Coast Beekeepers of Florida - 1 yr

Does not include BEEs or FDACS Beekeeper Registration.

Waiver required for Hands-on Workshop portion.  Discounts for couples that only want one set of equipment. Additional equipment and protective gear available for purchase at 10% discount.

REGISTRATION ends on Wednesday, Mar 27th at 11:30pm. REGISTER TODAY, so you don't miss out!

                                  

Have questions about Intro to Beekeeping | Become a Beekeeper 2-day Hands-On Workshop? Contact GreenView Aquaponics Family Farm & Apiary

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UF/ IFAS Extension Charlotte County
25550 Harbor View Rd
Port Charlotte, FL 33980

Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM (EDT)


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GreenView Aquaponics Family Farm & Apiary

Join Us to Learn the ABC's of our Farm

and the How-To's of Homesteading:

A=Aquaponics B=Beekeeping C=Chickens D=Discovery

At GreenView Aquaponics, we see food differently and that's why we promise to proudly produce only clean, high quality food that is  GMO-free and pesticide-free using sustainable, regenerative and organic practices. Come taste and feel the difference clean, unadulterated food can make.  

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