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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 21 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this beekeeping class:

Our Beginning Beekeeping instruction takes you from the basics to the realities of managing an urban beehive. You'll learn about honeybee anatomy and life cycle, bee stings, honey and other resources from the hive, common pests and diseases such as how to deal with varroa mites, hive equipment and how to use each piece, seasonal management, how to harvest honey, how bees make honey, wax, and what they do with propolis, the crucial role honeybees play in pollinating our food and why they are vital to a self-sustainable lifestyle.

We have been raising bees for over 40 years and show you how to be successful in raising healthy bees and get good honey yields.

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Bees and a mated queen, two brood boxes with 20 frames, two medium supers with 20 frames, telescoping lid with inner cover, bottom board with reducer, queen excluder, smoker, hive tool, bee brush, cotton coverall bee suit with veil, and goatskin gloves.

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Chicago's premier winemaking and brewing suppliers with knowledgeable staff who are eager to help you with your beer or wine making projects.

Also the Home of Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery. The meads are made from locally produced honey and are international gold medal winners. Available at...

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Introduction to Beekeeping

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn all the basics needed to start keeping bees. This includes what to expect, how to put together equipment, how to get bees in your hive, finding the queen, feeding, what to look for after the bees are installed, and seasonal chores.

Saturday Feb 18th, 9am - 2pm Central Time