The 2012 beekeeping has just ended, but you can prepare for 2013 by registering early for the programs that are now available at A.B.C! You could also gift a course for Christmas to that special someone who is sweeter than honey and has visions of beekeeping in their future! Check out what is up!
2013 Apprenticeship Programming- >$2199.00
March to September 2013
Not only does your lucky gift recipient get 2 colonies of bees and all of the equipment necessary to start beekeeping in their own backyards, but they also get to learn the ins and outs of beekeeping through private workshops offered 3 times a month. With 22 sessions in total (3 per month, 2 Tuesdays and one Saturday a month from March to September), this excellent gift will excite any aspiring beekeeper and make them sweet as honey on you! They will receive the support and education they need to be confident and productive beekeepers in their own backyards. See www.backyardbees.ca/courses/apprenticeship for more information and to purchase the gift certificate and information package!
Level One Beekeeping Workshops -$280.00
Red Deer, January
Calgary, February, March, and April
The Level One Beekeeping workshop is a full weekend emersion in everything bees. Teaching all you need to know to get started beekeeping, the course is focussed toward complete newbees! Offering complete snacks and lunch, textbooks and resources, this course is a great way to get your loved one on their journey be becoming a true-life beekeeper! Go to for more information and to purchase the gift certificate and information package!www.backyardbees.ca/courses
Summer Beekeeping Field Days- $15.00
April, May, June, July and August!
These gift certificates allow your loved one to attend any one of the many field days offered monthly throughout the summer! The fun field days allow them to not only ask a real-life beekeeper questions, but also get inside the beehive and work with the beautiful honeybees! Go to www.backyardbees.ca/courses