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Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping Workshop - Soil Born Farms

Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping Workshop

This workshop will cover the basics for a successful start to backyard beekeeping and topics will include:

Register with Soil Born Farms here: Soil Born Farm Classes

or with Sacramento Natural Food Co-Op here: Register

  • Choosing hive style and using basic equipment
  • How to talk to your neighbors about your new hobby
  • The when, what and how’s of hive inspection
  • How to spot the queen (or know when she’s not there!)
  • Integrated pest management strategies
  • Common hive problems and solutions
  • Honey extraction 
  • Winter beekeeping checklist