Beekeeping

3 Week Class

Students will receive instruction on how to become a beekeeper in the High Country. Topics will include honeybee anatomy, hive construction and placement, types of honeybees, beekeeping tools, how to obtain and install bees, pests and diseases, hive management, and honey production. Students will have an opportunity to visit an apiary.

Weekend Workshop

In this workshop, students will receive information about the essential aspects of keeping bees before deciding upon enrolling in a longer class or making a long term time and financial commitment that beekeeping requires.

Introduction to Beekeeping

Course schedule subject to change for in-person offerings.

Students will receive instruction on how to become a beekeeper in the High Country. Topics will include honeybee anatomy, hive construction and placement, types of honeybees, beekeeping tools, how to obtain and install bees, pests and diseases, hive management, and honey production. 

Registration Information

PLEASE NOTE: Most classes meet over multiple weeks. Registration for each class is open until the class fills or until 1 week before the class begins, whichever comes first. If you miss the registration for this session we hope you will consider taking this class the next time it is offered. Please contact Carrie Henderson at hendersoncf@appstate.edu to be added to the mailing list if you would like to be notified when new classes are offered.

If you experience problems completing the registration, contact Carrie Henderson at 828-262-8718 or email hendersoncf@appstate.edu.

If you need accommodations due to a disability, contact the Office of Disability Services at least two weeks prior to the beginning of your Craft Enrichment class. (828) 262-3056 ods.appstate.edu

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel a craft class up to two weeks before the class begins, with a $30 cancellation fee assessed. No refunds are allowed within two weeks of the start date, nor after the class begins.

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