Periodically we offer tours of our apiaries, beekeeping short courses and free open hive demonstrations. We would love for you to join us for one of these events and become a part of our beekeeping community. Sharing honeybees and giving the public a glimpse into the industrious, secret lives of honey bees is one of our favorite things to do.
A 1-1/2 hour hive tour and introduction to honey bees kept here in Birmingham, AL. This class is perfect for the person who is interested in beekeeping or wants to get an up close and personal look at bees. Even if you already have bees, this is a great option for you if you want to see inside another beekeepers hive. There is always so much to learn when watching a seasoned beekeeper perform a hive inspection.
During the tour, you will suit up and experience honey bees first hand; taste honey straight from the hive and get a glimpse into the industrious, secret lives of honeybees.
Classes will be scheduled soon! Follow us on Facebook and we will post when we have details for you.
Our bee school is an introduction to beekeeping, honey and the amazing life bees live. Our 3 hour class gives students the general knowledge required to get started with beekeeping and introducing students to the sweet world of honeybees. Our short class will cover the basics from how to set up a bee hive, beekeeping tools and the annual life pattern of honeybees in our area.
January 5th (Saturday) at Red Mountain Park, Birmingham
January 14th (Monday) at Red Mountain Park, Birmingham
If you want to learn about bees and excited to start backyard beekeeping, this is the class for you. We concentrate a series of classes into a full day class to give you an in-depth look at becoming a beekeeper. You can walk into this class, knowing nothing about honeybees and walk out prepare and excited about your new adventure.
We love to teach beekeeping and not tell you what to do. Regardless of your age, whether you are male or female or your beekeeping goals, we do our best to teach a reasonable approach to beekeeping that works best for you.
The class is lecture based and interactive, so you will get a chance to open a real hive, weather permitting. We do not open hives during periods of rain, impending poor weather or when temperatures are below 60°. If we won’t be able to open a hive during class, several other opportunities for opening a hive will be scheduled.
Our gift cards make great gifts for someone interested in taking a beekeeping class. These cards are priced according to our bee class, but the gift card can be redeemed online for any other product on our website.
Purchasing this digital gift card creates a unique code. The email entered during checkout will receive a code, which can then be printed out and shared or emailed to another person.
The purchase values represent the cost of our classes
Bee School Short Class - $40 (A 3 hour class introducing students to bees)
Beekeeping Experience - $50 (A hands on class where we dive into an active hive)
Bee School - One Day Class $120 (A full day class immersing students in bees and beekeeping)
This gift card never expires.