April 9, 2016 Course Date is Set!

Making Money from Honey  
– a beekeeping course taught by Neil Bertram and Ron Miksha

Beekeeping can be fun and profitable.”

Our one-day course on Saturday, November 19, 2016, shows how beekeeping may help you earn a little extra cash while having fun with all aspects of beekeeping. It’s designed to help you avoid expensive beekeeping mistakes. Keeping bees for profit is possible, especially in Alberta.

You’ll learn about
– organic growth from backyard to sideliner to commercial;
– equipment choices and shop/honey house considerations;
– finances, projections, expectations, difficulties, setbacks, and success;
– how beekeeping performed in the past and what the future may bring;
– handling and marketing your products;
– case histories of good and bad beekeeping businesses;
– the beekeeper personality and lifestyle.

How do people make money keeping bees?
You’ll find out with Making Money from Honey

When?
Saturday, November 19, 2016: 9 am to 4:30 pm

Where?
Palliser-Braeside-Pumphill Community Centre
2323 Palliser Drive SW Calgary
See the location on a map

$139 includes pizza, handouts, and a full day of lectures!

For details and to reserve your spot:
e-mail Ron Miksha: miksha@shaw.ca

Author: Ron Miksha

Ron Miksha is a bee ecologist working at the University of Calgary. He is also a geophysicist and does a bit of science writing and blogging. Ron has worked as a radio broadcaster, a beekeeper, and Earth scientist. (Ask him about seismic waves.) He's based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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