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Honey bee foraging on a chive flower
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Backyard Beekeeping

An introduction to natural beekeeping tailored to your interests

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 45 US dollars


Come learn about the workings of a honey bee colony and the basics of backyard beekeeping. We’ll discuss equipment, safety precautions for working around a hive, and steps you can take to prepare your own yard for beekeeping. You will then have the opportunity to experience and photograph a hive inspection. Every beekeeping experience is tailored to the specific interests of each group. No previous beekeeping knowledge or experience required! All activities will take place outdoors. Beekeeping veils will be provided and light clothing and closed toed shoes are recommended.

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Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund for a TOUR, please contact us at least one week in advance. If you need to reschedule a tour, we will try to accommodate requests up to 48 hours in advance. If you are registered for a RETREAT, you may cancel up to 14 days of the session and receive a full refund. If you cancel within 14 days of that session (or are a 'no-show') no refund will be issued.

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