BEEKEEPING CLASSES IN OGDEN, UTAH
Got Bees? Learn how to become a beekeeper. Our experienced beekeepers are ready to share their knowledge with you. Our classes will increase your awareness and familiarity with beekeeping.
- Becoming A Beekeeper – $Free This is the first class to get the basic information on what is needed to become a beekeeper.
- Saturday November 4 @ 11 AM
- Thursday November 30 @ 6 PM
- First Year Beekeeping – $10
This class will be more in-depth of the first year of beekeeping. Teaching you how to set up your hive to harvesting honey and everything in between, including inspecting your hive and what you should be looking for. This class teaches you how to successfully keep bees.
- Saturday Dec. 2 @ 11 AM
- Bee Nutrition -$10
We will discuss the importance of feeding your bees, when and why and how. This class is perfect for New and Seasoned Beekeepers.
- Candy Board Workshop
Making 20# Candy Boards for winter Emergency food. This is an All Day Open House. You do not need to sign up for a specific time, just come when it is convenient for you. You may make new candy boards or bring your own and just refill.
- Advanced Beekeeping
(Splitting) – $10
This class will mainly focus on the Spring management and swarming prevention. Attend this class if you have wintered a hive, so you can be prepared for early Spring.
- Live Hive Inspection $10 We will be in our Apiary. Learning hands on. You need to bring your own clean protective wear. This is a great class for beginners to help you recognize eggs, larvae, brood, honey and bee bread. Space is limited and you must sign up ahead of time.
- All About Honey $10
What is honey? How is it made? Come learn all about honey. How bees make it, Why it crystallizes, the different forms and flavors.
- Beehive 911 – $10
There are so many things that can happen to your hive. Pests and diseases are your main concern. Come learn about how to look for and deal with specific pests and diseases.
- Varroa Destructor – $10
Varroa Destructor the most devastating pest the honey bee has ever known. Without intervention varroa will kill your hive, it’s only a matter of time. Come and learn about this pest and how to save your hives.
- Gifts from the Hive $10
Learn how to make just of the few of the things that you can make from the bounties of the hive.
- Thursday November 16 @ 6 PM
- Harvesting Honey $10
How to remove honey frames from your hives. Extracting and bottling your honey.
- Wintering Class $10
Learn what you need to do to best prepare your hive to survive through winter.
- Wax Rendering $10
Learn how to collect, process and use bees wax. We will demonstrate the process of Wax Rendering, and will make Candles, and lip balm etc.
- Thursday November 2 @ 6 PM
Deseret Hive Supply has opened its classroom to host the Weber County Beekeeping Association meetings. The association is a separate operation from Deseret Hive Supply.
Weber County Beekeeping Association Meetings: Every fourth Thursday @ 7pm
@ Deseret Hive Supply unless otherwise noted. Meetings are March – October.
Check our website regularly for updates and the latest on beekeeping classes.