White Oak Apiary
Beekeeping Done Right

Beekeeping Classes

Monday April 21st
11-2pm
Mike Bruen will be giving the next beekeeping class on Monday April 21st from 11am-2pm. The class will be $20.00 (Free for nuc customers)
Mike will go over all the basic of starting and maintaing a beehive. He will also go over understanding different hive equipment, parts of the bee/why they make honey, types of bees, non chemical treatments,and end with hand on beekeeping in the bee yards as long at weather/time permits.
Bring a note pad because Mike often heads into many topics not listed on this page... It will be a great day with tons of information and tons of room to have all of your questions answered. Please RSVP through the email below if you plan on attending. See you all there!
The next recap/hands on class will be Sunday 18MAY14


 Please note that this is a working farm with a working farm road. (IE: Dirt road with big pot holes, washouts, and steep hills) Parking can be limited so please come early or plan for a short walk up from the main road. We also do not have any indoor facilities, (IE: No bathrooms or lavatories) Please plan accordingly.  The class will start at 11am when it is warm enough for the bees and will end around 2-3. The class will be held at 87 Brewster Hill Rd 10509. 

The class will be weather dependent so email mikeb285@hotmail.com or call 845-661-5730 ahead of time to ensure the class will be happening if the weather looks questionable. Also please call or email the address above to rsvp so i know there will be enough attendees to warrant taking off a sunday off for instruction.

If anyone needs any equipment please call as soon as you know what you need so Mike can bring it to the class. There will also be queens available for pick up and sale on the day of the class. Thanks for your interest and I look forward to seeing you all there!!

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