Upcoming Intro to Beekeeping Class

Have you been wanting to learn more about beekeeping? Want to start your own backyard hive? Have access to local honey that comes straight from your own backyard? Now is your chance! While beekeeping can be a challenging hobby, it can be extremely rewarding-not to mention fun for the entire family!

I will be teaching an in-person Introduction to Beekeeping class in September at The Chattery in Chattanooga, TN. If check their website you will find my class listed on September 23, 2023 from 10am-12pm. The class is limited to 20 people and is sure to fill up so sign up soon!

About my upcoming beekeeping class:

Ever thought about starting a backyard hive? Now is the perfect time of the year to get ready for bees next Spring.This introductory course will take you through the basics of beginning beekeeping. You will get an overview of a typical beekeeping year, learn basic honeybee biology, hive dynamics, and get an idea of startup costs. You will also learn how and where to get bees, how to find a beekeeping community, and the usual beekeeping challenges. Click here to register for the class.

About the instructor: Carmen Joyce (@noogahoneypot) is a second generation beekeeper. She manages 30 hives across three counties in Eastern Tennessee. All of her hives are feral, rescued bees that she acquired through swarms, removals, or splits. She teaches new beekeepers how merge science and the senses while tending to their hives. She is in the process of completing her Master Beekeeper Certification through the University of Montana.