Beginner Beekeeper Course

8 sessions – (February 20 to April 22, 2017)

Judy & Mike are certified by the B.C. Honey Producer’s Association to teach the certified beginner beekeepers course. There will be 8 sessions with 20 hours of instruction – 12 hours in the class room and 8 hours will be experiential hands on near or at the hives.  Course fee of $230.00 will include a certificate at the end of the course and a one year membership to the B.C. Honey Producer’s Association, which provides an industry newsletter as well as linkages to the provincial and national beekeeping industry.

  • Feb 20, 27, March 6, 13, Monday evenings,  6:30 to 9:30 p.m.  lecture/hands on classroom
  • April 1, 8, 15 & 22  Saturday mornings 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. working with the bees and hives

If you would like to receive more information on this certificate course, please contact us at

This is also a great way to learn about bees even if you are not planning on beekeeping at this time.

Sessions include:                                                                                                                                               Mike at the live hive on tour

1.  Introduction to Beekeeping

2.  Beekeeping Management and Hive                        Manipulation

3.  Diseases and Pests

4.  Honey, Nectar, Pollen, and Pollination

5.  Honey Harvesting, Marketing, Fall & Winter Management

6 . Hands on at the live honey bee colony

To register online follow the link below to an online application form, which you can print, fill out scan and email to or mail to:

Campbell’s Gold Honey Farm and Meadery

P.O. Box 307, Aldergrove

Aldergrove, B.C.

V4W 2T8

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Tuesday - Friday 12-6
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 12-5
Closed Mondays, Stats & January

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2595 Lefeuvre Road
Abbotsford, BC, Canada V4X 1L5
Phone: (604)856-2125
Fax: (604)607-0497