Last updated: October 5, 2014
Summit County Beekeepers Association
The purpose of this association shall be to promote beekeeping generally, to broaden knowledge of beekeeping among its members, to foster the best practices as well as techniques in apiary management and to promote general interest and advancement in all areas of bee culture.

2016 Beginner Beekeeping Classes


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.




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