How to register: Contact Peggy at (330)-929-3204
When: Wednesdays, January 13, 20, 27 and February 3 and 10, 2016 from 7-9pm.
Where: The Summit County Fairgrounds
229 E Howe Rd.,Tallmadge, Ohio 44278
Classes will be held in the Virginia O'Casek Hall building
Cost: $80.00 per person or $100.00 per family. This includes 5 instructional sessions, your class book by Kim Flottum, “Backyard Beekeeping”, a 1 year membership to Summit County Beekeeping Association. All participants in the class will be entered into a raffle for a $75 gift certificate to help you begin your beekeeping adventure!
Class will cover basic honeybee biology, getting started with honey bees, equipment, diseases of the honeybee , plants and trees beneficial for honey bees, fundamentals of hive management, harvesting your crop and preparing for winter. The club has many hands on activities planned throughout the year to help you grow as a beekeeper. This includes a field day and visiting a local apiary.