Hands-On Natural Beekeeping Program

Hands-On Natural Beekeeping Program

(Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Capital Bees, Ottawa

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing Seasonal


Gotta Bug For Beekeeping? Join Capital Bees for a full season of Hands-on Beekeeping Program starting in spring through fall.

We offer comprehensive hands-on learning to take you from the sidelines to become a competent and confident beekeeper.

Our program includes:
•6 structured classes throughout the season (36+ hours, mostly in the bee yard)
•additional optional evening or weekend hands-on sessions
•beekeeping manual and handouts
•small class size for an intimate experience with the bees and one-on-one instructor attention
•community building with fellow students
•tailored instruction
•ongoing support: in person or by telephone and/or email
•convenient options to purchase bees

Our program is ideal for those wanting to start keeping bees this season or next year.

Space is limited to 8-10 students per class to ensure a personal experience where we can build on every student’s challenges.

Location: We currently keep about 25-50 beehives right in the Ottawa Greenbelt at the Just Food Farm in Blackburn Hamlet.


Contact ron@capitalbees.ca for registration info
We love our bees and we love teaching people about bees and beekeeping
•Private tours and workshops on beekeeping basics with lots of hands-on for an intimate introduction to the bees
•Private advanced beekeeping sessions tailored to help you get you and your bees on track for a harvest and to survive the winter

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Project entered on: February 3, 2019 at 3:45 pm

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