Beekeeping classes are offered by Jim Miller, near Medical Lake. Lessons cost $35 a family for 12 hours of instruction. To get started costs about $150 for a hive and frames, another $100 for bees, plus $100 for protective clothing. Jim recommends that you take a class before you spend money on bees and equipment.
Beginning Beekeeping Class
2, 9, & 16, 2013Time:
10:00 AM to 2:00 PMWhere:
Pizza Factory, Medical Lake, WA To Register:
Contact West Plains Beekeepers Assoc.
Joe Geiger (509) 863-5666 Cost:
$30.00 per family includes handout. You can send a check payable
to West Plains Beekeepers Assoc., PO Box 134, Medical Lake, Washington
99022 to make sure you have a place, or use the PayPal button on their website. Teachers:
West Plains BeekeepersClass:
12 hours in length. http://wpbeekeepers.org/classes.htm
Journeyman Beekeeping Class
Saturday, October 5th & 12th, 2013.
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Pizza Factory, Medical Lake, WA
To Register: Contact Millers Homestead (below).
Fee: $35.00 per person. An additional fee of $10.00 is required for the Washington State Beekeepers Assoc. Journeyman Exam. The West Plains Beekeepers Assoc will conduct an exam at the end of the course.
Class is 10 hours in length. The class is taught towards understanding beekeeping.
Space is limited, so get on the list now. Registration must be completed before start of class.
Jim and Jenine Miller
Millers Homestead Natural Honey
14606 S. Stangland Rd
Cheney, Washington 99004