Friday, March 8, 2013

Bee School March 23rd & 24th

This Spring's School will be open to all - and held in the auditorium of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville, NC on Saturday, March 23 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday, March 24 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM. The School will cover basic beekeeping with an emphasis on preparing first time beekeepers for the challenges of this rewarding activity.

Cost is $45 per person - which includes $10 membership in a local Beekeeping Chapter. Experienced beekeepers interested in a "refresher" course are welcome - at a discounted rate of $35 per person if they are dues paid members of a local Association.

Please register online, then pay with credit card using the PayPal button - or print the form and mail with check to: 2013 Bee School, Center for Honeybee Research, 22 Cedar Hill Road, Asheville, NC 28806. Please do not mail cash.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Where: Folk Art Center, mile post 382 Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville NC
When: Sat. & Sun. March 23 & 24, 2013
Cost: $45 per person
Register: Online or through the Mail

Click here to register:

This event is necessary to complete the Certified Beginner Level of the Master Beekeeper Program! Take the written test on April 2 at the Extension Office on 94 Coxe Avenue and the practical-in-the-hive test at our June 8th field day at the 4H Camp in Swannanoa. You must sign up with the Education Secretary, Janet Peterson first. (

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