“Beekeeping can be fun and profitable.”
Our one-day course on Saturday, April 9, 2016, shows how beekeeping may help you earn a little extra cash while having fun with all aspects of beekeeping. It’s especially designed to help you avoid expensive beekeeping mistakes. Keeping bees for profit is possible, especially in Alberta.
9:00-9:30 Sign in, get your name tag, welcome & introductions
9:30-10:30 Case Studies: we examine 12 very different bee farms
10:30-12:00 Practical Stuff: Expanding the outfit; handling bulk
honey; finding & keeping outyards; training
12:00-12:30 Lunch Break: pizza will be served, but please bring
anything you’d like for your own needs/wishes
12:30-1:00 Equipment: Langstroth v the world; comb honey
1:00-2:00 Rules: Organic; Labels; CFIA; Farmer Status; Liability
2:00-2:30 Non-Honey Income: pollination; bee sales; wax, etc.
2:30-3:40 Money: future honey prices; beekeeping disasters
3:40-4:00 Our wrap-up and a Q&A session
4:00 Any lingering concerns and your long-term plans
Saturday, April 9, 2016: 9 am to 4:30 pm
[The fall session will be November 19, 2016.]
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: firstname.lastname@example.org