Some of the information contained in my beekeeping classes is also available on my YouTube channel Beekeeping with the Bee Whisperer. Beekeeping with The Bee Whisperer – YouTube
Online classes, workshops and mentoring are available by joining a workshop of signing up for membership of BEEKEEPING 24/7.
Detailed beekeeping classes which can be watched over and over if reuired, live and recorded question and answer sessions, real time on-line mentoring are all provided by me, The Bee Whisperer and Amy Nickerson, aka The Queen Bee. For more information go to:
In person, live Beekeeping classes with The Bee Whisperer
Intermediate beekeeping – Is designed to look in more detail at key aspects of beekeeping particularly helpful to those who wish to run several hives and get the most out of them. The course is a good follow-on from the beginners course. Building up hive strength, swarm prevention, splitting hives, making nucs, disease prevention, feral colony relocation and honey production are all covered. Class fee of $99 per person includes 4hrs of lessons, morning coffee and weather permitting, opening some bee hives in the afternoon. Bring your own protective equipment or it can be purchased on the day, wearing long pants and sleeves and closed toes shoes is reccommended.
One day beginners class – Learn about honeybees, what quipment you need, where to locate hives, how to care for them, how to harvest your own honey and prepare the bees for winter. A full range of equipment will be available for sale so you can be prepared to start beekeeping that day! Class fee of $99 per person includes 5hrs of lessons, morning coffee and weather permitting, opening some bee hives in the afternoon. Bring your own protective equipment or it can be purchased on the day, wearing long pants and sleeves and closed toes shoes is reccommended.
Peter Cowin , aka The Bee Whisperer, has kept honeybees on and off since the age of 11. In the last 15 years has grown his beekeeping hobby, and now runs hundreds of hives. He sells honey and other beeswax derived products such as lip balms and hand creams. Peter is former President of Penobscot County Beekeepers Association. Peter writes beekeeping articles for the Bangor Daily News called The Bee Whisperer’s Diary.
Peter can be found on facebook “The Bee Whisperer”
And can be contacted at [email protected]
Phone 207 299 6948 236 Main Road South Hampden, ME 04444
Hands-on, one day, beekeeping for beginners classes with The Bee Whisperer in Hampden, ME. I am now taking bookings for beginner classes here at my farm, morning in the classroom, afternoon in the bees. Join me to learn the wonders of beekeeping. Is it for you, what’s involved, what does it cost? All will be answered. 8am to 3pm . Protective gear available to buy at the store. To book send payment to The Bee Whisperer, 236 Main Road South, Hampden ME 04444, Please insure to put your phone number with your payment. For more information call 207 299 6948
2023 In-person Beginner classes are April 22 and 29 May 20 and 27.
2023 In-person Intermediate classes are June 10.
Above classes are free for members of Beekeeping 24/7.