April 28 th 2018 At Lawrence County Fairgrounds, New this year-expanded and larger with more events. Come learn about Bees and how you can be a better Beekeeper. Ten events plus a Beginning Bee class. Come and learn and be part of Southern Indiana’s Largest one day Bee event. Register here .
Beginning Beekeeping Class
Our annual Beginning Beekeeper Class is a one-day event that takes place in January and serves as an introduction to the basics of beekeeping. Participants will learn about the history and life cycle of honey bees, types of bee hives, various beekeeping equipment, and common diseases.
This class is FREE and includes an auction, which is part of our annual fundraising efforts. This years class will be held Saturday Jan.27 2018, Please RSVP as
soon as you can. For more information call or e-mail and reserve your seat. Phone 812-797-4269 . Class will be at Central Church of Christ Ed building 1401 12th street in Bedford. Class is Free
Our annual Bee Intensive is held in early spring and presents a full day of hands-on workshops focusing on many advanced beekeeping techniques.
The event is organized in a ’round robin’ format and attendees are divided into groups. Workshops rotate on an hourly basis throughout the day, so that every participant can attends 5 workshops.
In conjunction with the more advanced workshops, an intermediate/beginning beekeeper class is also offered that will last half of the day. At the end of the intermediate/beginning class, participants may attend an advanced workshop of their choice.
There are beekeeping supply vendors on site, as well as special guests. There is an auction, and lunch is provided.
Pre-registration is required and there is a modest registration fee. Register here