Upcoming A.B.C Classes...

"My favorite part of the course was when you reach that aha moment of empowerment...that it is possible to keep your own bees and that there is community support to do so."

- Johanna Stark, Level One Certificate Graduate, Calgary

 

"Fantastic course: I enjoyed it immensely. You’re a charismatic, passionate and charming lecturer! Thank you!"

- Bruce Watson, Level One Certificate Graduate, Calgary

 

 

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SOLD OUT Level One Beekeeping Certificate, Calgary OCTOBER More Info | Add to Cart
SOLD OUT Level One Beekeeping Certificate, Calgary OCTOBER
  • About: A.B.C is pleased to offer a Level One Beekeeping Certificate for hobbiest beekeepers in an urban and rural setting. The 16 hour intensive program will offer everything you need to know to begin beekeeping. The course is taught by Eliese Watson, founder of A.B.C. Travelling all-over North America teaching and mentoring under beekeepers such as Corwin Bell, Sam Comfort, and Kirk Anderson, Eliese has a wide knowldge of natural beekeeping practices with both TBH and langstroth equipment. Course includes lunch, snacks, textbook and resources.
  • Date: October 4th and 5th, 2014
  • Time: 9:00am- 5:00pm each day
  • Location: Killarney/Glengarry Community Hall
  • Full Description: The Level One Beekeeping course covers all of the areas necessary to prepare you as a beekeeper. As a 16 hour intensive course, A.B.C covers the following topics: Honeybee Biology, Beginners Basics, Honey and Nectar Flow, Seasonal Management Practices for Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall (including swarms, splits, basic queen rearing concepts, honey harvesting), Honeybee Health, and IPM Techniques. As a student of this course work, you will leave with the knowledge that will guide you for the coming beekeeping season. The course uses the “Beekeeping in Western Canada” textbook and with a custom A.B.C workbook companion and resources. This allows for you to easily review the material learned throughout the course and return to it when needed.
  • Odds and Sods: Please your own note book pen, water bottle and coffee mug! Everything else will be provided for.
  • Unit Price: $0.00
 
15 SEATS LEFT Level One Beekeeping Certificate, Calgary NOVEMBER More Info | Add to Cart
 15 SEATS LEFT Level One Beekeeping Certificate, Calgary NOVEMBER
  • About: A.B.C is pleased to offer a Level One Beekeeping Certificate for hobbiest beekeepers in an urban and rural setting. The 16 hour intensive program will offer everything you need to know to begin beekeeping. The course is taught by Eliese Watson, founder of A.B.C. Travelling all-over North America teaching and mentoring under beekeepers such as Corwin Bell, Sam Comfort, and Kirk Anderson, Eliese has a wide knowldge of natural beekeeping practices with both TBH and langstroth equipment. Course includes lunch, snacks, textbook and resources.
  • Date: Nov 8-9, 2014
  • Time: 9:00am- 5:00pm each day
  • Location: Killarney/Glengarry Community Hall
  • Full Description: The Level One Beekeeping course covers all of the areas necessary to prepare you as a beekeeper. As a 16 hour intensive course, A.B.C covers the following topics: Honeybee Biology, Beginners Basics, Honey and Nectar Flow, Seasonal Management Practices for Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall (including swarms, splits, basic queen rearing concepts, honey harvesting), Honeybee Health, and IPM Techniques. As a student of this course work, you will leave with the knowledge that will guide you for the coming beekeeping season. The course uses the “Beekeeping in Western Canada” textbook and with a custom A.B.C workbook companion and resources. This allows for you to easily review the material learned throughout the course and return to it when needed.
  • Odds and Sods: Please your own note book pen, water bottle and coffee mug! Everything else will be provided for.
  • Unit Price: $290.00
 
1 SEAT LEFT EDMONTON- Level One Beekeeping Certificate- NOVEMBER More Info | Add to Cart
1 SEAT LEFT EDMONTON- Level One Beekeeping Certificate- NOVEMBER
  • About: A.B.C is pleased to offer a Level One Beekeeping Certificate for hobbiest beekeepers in an urban and rural setting. The 16 hour intensive program will offer everything you need to know to begin beekeeping. The course is taught by Eliese Watson, founder of A.B.C. Travelling all-over North America teaching and mentoring under beekeepers such as Corwin Bell, Sam Comfort, and Kirk Anderson, Eliese has a wide knowldge of natural beekeeping practices with both TBH and langstroth equipment. Course includes lunch, snacks, textbook and resources.
  • Date: November 15-16th, 2014
  • Time: 9am-5pm
  • Location: TBA
  • Full Description: The Level One Beekeeping course covers all of the areas necessary to prepare you as a beekeeper. As a 16 hour intensive course, A.B.C covers the following topics: Honeybee Biology, Beginners Basics, Honey and Nectar Flow, Seasonal Management Practices for Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall (including swarms, splits, basic queen rearing concepts, honey harvesting), Honeybee Health, and IPM Techniques. As a student of this course work, you will leave with the knowledge that will guide you for the coming beekeeping season. The course uses the “Beekeeping in Western Canada” textbook and with a custom A.B.C workbook companion and resources. This allows for you to easily review the material learned throughout the course and return to it when needed.
  • Odds and Sods: Please your own note book pen, water bottle and coffee mug! Everything else will be provided for.
  • Unit Price: $290.00
 
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Winterization and IPM Workshop: Langstroth and TBH Beekeepers More Info | Add to Cart
  • About: This is a workshop dedicated to looking at winterization techniques and considerations and concerns to reflect on when making your winterization decisions with your honeybees. This is a 1 day course that will answer your questions about pollen pattys, winter feeding, and spring care, as well as considerations of winter feeding, moisture issues, and winter bee disorders. You will also get to make your own pollen patty!
  • Date: September 11th, 2014
  • Time: 5:30-8:30pm
  • Location: TBA, Calgary area
  • Odds and Sods: Please bring your protective beekeeping wear, notebook, coffee cup, and a potluck lunch item
  • Unit Price: $35.00
 
Wax Rendering and Candle Making Workshop More Info | Add to Cart
  • About: The winter is the best time to do your crafts and chores with beekeeping. Learn how to render beeswax so that it is suitable for making products such as salves, candles, and creams. This workshop will teach you how to render the wax safely and properly as well as how to make your very own beeswax candles. Each person will be able to make their own candles to take home! Great christmas gifts!!
  • Date: October 16, 2014
  • Time: 6:30pm- 9:00pm
  • Location: TBA Calgary area
  • Odds and Sods: Please bring a notebook and pen, coffee cup as well as closed toed shoes and an apron.
  • Unit Price: $45.00
 
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