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Backyard Beekeeping Workshops

Posted Jan 09, 2020
Beekeeping Blog

These classes are designed to give the beginner background information on honey bees, equipment needed, proper maintenance, and honey harvesting. 

Beekeepers can also purchase Mann Lake beekeeping supplies from the Squeaky Frog Gift Shop at Asbury Woods, including special orders. All proceeds from beekeeping supplies support Asbury Woods and our mission of environmental education and awareness.


Asbury Woods Programs

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Backyard Beekeeping | One Day Workshop

Date: Saturday, February 22
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3: 00 p.m.
Location: Nature Center
Includes book Starting Right with Bees. Lunch is provided.
Supporting Donor Fee: $75 | General Admission: $85

Join NW PA Beekeeper Association member Robert Howells and learn all of the aspects necessary to be a successful backyard beekeeper. 


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Backyard Beekeeping | Wednesday Series

Dates: Wednesdays, April 1 – April 22
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Nature Center
Includes book Starting Right with Bees.
Supporting Donor Fee: $65 | General Admission: $75

Join our volunteer beekeeper, Charlie Schroeck, and learn all of  the aspects necessary to be a successful backyard beekeeper. This is a four week workshop.


Northwest Pennsylvania Beekeepers Association Program


Crawford County Beekeeping

Beginning Beekeeping Class

Date: March 14
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presented by: Vorisek's Backyard Bee Farm
Location: Crawford Country Penn State Extension
1099 Morgan Village Road, Suite A
Meadville, PA 16335
Includes book Starting Right with Bees and lunch provided.
Fee: $80

This beginner beekeeping workshop will include all the information you need to get started in this extremely rewarding activity. Instructors are Charlie Vorisek and Jerry Repasky. 

Contact Charlie Vorisek to learn more: (814) 683-5888 or by email.