Beekeeping Class

Beekeeping Class

Information coming soon.

The Virginia Beekeeping Teaching Consortium (VBTA) is offering Practical Beekeeping for Beginners. The class is intensive, meets once a week for approximately two months and is designed primarily for people who want to keep bees.

Instructor: Kim Fraser

To register contact Kim at

Classes are open to adults and children (age 10+ accompanied by a paying adult). Instruction is limited to 15 students. Registration is first night of class with a payment of $100.

Class will be taught by experienced beekeeper and includes information on buying equipment and obtaining bees to start honeybee colonies.

Books include:

        Diana Sammataro, The Beekeepers Handbook, 4th edition

        Mid Atlantic Apiculture (MAAREC) Beekeeping Basics

        Honey Bee Parasite, Pests, Predators,Diseases and handouts

        Membership in Rappahannock Area Beekeepers Association and Virginia                  Beekeepers Association included