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julia teaching beekeeping classJoin me and let’s have fun together!

Read through the description to be sure you choose the course that is right for you. Register with one of the links below.

  • Exploratory Beekeeping: a morning of considerations and take-home materials for people curious and unsure if beekeeping is for them. Contact me to book this talk for your group.
  • Beekeeping 101 In-Person is now closed. 6 classes total. On-Demand course is still available. Frequently re-taken as a refresher. Sign up for Beekeeping 101 on-demand: click here
  • Beekeeping 201 Registration is closed. 4 classes total for anyone with who has been through at least one summer with bees. Sign up beginning in Dec. 2023 for the 2024 season.
  • Winter Beekeeping (July 6 – 27, 2023): For beekeepers wanting to learn the latest strategies for overwinter success. 4 weeks total, leaving you plenty of prep time before the cold arrives. Register here


More about Beekeeping 101. The textbook is optional and needs to be purchased on your own if desired. Beekeeping 101 will get you on your way to Apprentice Beekeeping with the Great Plains Master Beekeeper ProgramMy backbone slides come from the State Apiarist and are updated every year with new information that my IPM4Bees Midwest Working Group presents.