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Upcoming Classes

Beginning Beekeeping 101

This class scheduled for March 18, 2017 has been cancelled


The Gilroy Beekeepers Association Presents
In Her Majesty's Chambers:
Intro To Queen Breeding and Rearing

        Want to learn why and how queens are the heart of their hives?
        Interested in learning how to find, select and propagate quality genetics in and out of the apiary?
        Jazzed to mingle with beekeepers who are all interested in sharing quality honeybee stock?

Instructor Melanie Kirby of the Zia Queen Bee Company has been keeping bees professionally for 20 years.  She has been breeding bees with individuals and teams across the nation for over a decade and has established one of the nation's and world's most prestigious longevity-based queen breeding programs.  She is committed to sharing and teaching the enlightening intricacies of quality queen rearing for all experience levels of pollinator stewards ...to better support local to global food and biodiversity security.  To view a course info slide show, visit: http://bit.ly/2m2BMVu

 When:  April 8-9, 2017
Where:  9260 Linda Vista LN, Gilroy 95020
Cost: $200/person  *Class size is limited to 12 persons
For more information, or to register, contact Dave Stocks at (408) 605-3977 or