Honeybee Conservancy Class

Rodale Institute

Event Description:

Honeybee Conservancy Class

March 1, 2 and April 26, 2014

10 am - 4:00 pm


The Honeybee Conservancy training at Rodale Institute consists of a 2-day class that teaches natural and sustainable practices for honeybee stewardship.

Participants will learn about the current issues facing honeybees and available sustainable solutions and why they should first consider the well-being of the honeybee when engaging in beekeeping practices. The instructor will take you through a step by step process of understanding the life and work ethic of the most amazing human food producer: the honey bee.

Instructor Meme Thomas, Director of Baltimore Honey, is a member of the AFB-American Federation of Beekeepers, EAS-Eastern Apiculture Society, BUMBA Bowie Upper Marlboro Beekeepers Association, and HCBA - Howard County Beekeepers Association. Meme received the Maryland State Beekeepers Association 2010 George Imirie Award for excellence in beekeeping education.

Course tuition: $300/person. We offer a 50% tuition reduction for each additional family member registered for the same class. To take advantage of this special offer, please contact Maria Pop: maria.pop@rodaleinstitute.org or (610) 683-1481

A hive and one colony of bees can be ordered before or during class directly from Meme Thomas at www.baltimorehoney.org

Cost for a hive is $420 and cost for one colony of bees is $200.

Hats, veils, tools and other supplies can be ordered from www.dadant.com


Pre-registration is required.

Instructor: Meme Thomas

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.