Classroom Sessions

2017 Beginning Beekeeping Classes

Beekeeping 101, Session 2 - Sunday February 26, 1:30 - 4:00 pm 
This is it, the class that will launch you into the hobby of beekeeping. Follow in the path of many successful local beekeepers who have taken this class to jumpstart their adventure. We will cover required equipment, uses, seasonal tasks and potential problems you may encounter. You will leave ready to install your new hives and bees. 
Discounted Class Fee is $15 per person, $20 per family
Please RSVP via email to, fees will be collected the day of the class

Note: we will be contributing 20% of our total class fees to Our Lady of the Road.

Our Lady of the Road
744 S Main St.
South Bend, Indiana 46601
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Custom Private Sessions available upon request starting at $35 per hour. Please inquire by email or phone here

Hands on Sessions in the Apiary
(Times and Locations tba)

  • Opening your hive in the spring 
  • Loading a new hive 
  • First check of your hew hive 
  • Summer hive checks
  • Harvesting from your hive
  • Getting your hive ready for winter