2017 Beginner Beekeeper Education

Hosted In Partnership With

Henderson County Beekeepers Association


Henderson County Cooperative Extension


The classroom sessions have ended and the Apiary begins this Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11 a.m.

 The March 4th  Apiary Spring Event will feature-

  • Lighting a smoker ( Ricky Manning)

  • Feeding stations  ( Tony Chapman, Kelli Spector)

  • Building Hive Stands ( Mike Myers, Shane Masterson)

  • Bear Fencing  ( Mike Elliot)

  • Frame and Super assembly (  Mr. Jim Poe)

  • Photography  ( Shelley Contin-Hubbs)

  • Hive Inspection ( Chris Aamodt)

*weather permitting*


Apiary Information:

Location: Historic Johnson Farm
3346 Haywood Road  (across the street from Rugby Middle School)
Hendersonville, NC 28791
Time: 11 A.M.
March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 8, 22 – subject to weather

Cancellation Policy

  • Weather related closures will track to BR Community College. HCBA will post closing information on twitter, facebook, 828 BEE 5623 and website
  • Class cancellations will be rescheduled by extending class end date


Link to 2017 Beginner Beekeeper Education Course Syllabus

Link to 2017 Beginner Beekeeper Education Apiary Syllabus

 Begin the Enrollment Process for 2017 Beginner Beekeeper Education by following this link

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