For courses in 2018, please click here.
For the third year we are are offering the beginning bee course at a great price. It comes with free mentoring sessions included in the spring and summer. This course is sanctioned by the City of Edmonton.
The 2017 courses are from from 8:30am to 1:30pm on these Saturdays:
Beginning Beekeeper Course (January)
Beginning Beekeeper Course (February)
Beginning Beekeeper Course (March)
Beginning Beekeeper Course (April)
Beginning Beekeeper Course (May)
Topics covered include:
- Urban beekeeping rules
- Location choices
- Installing bees and queens
- What to check inside hives
- Swarm prevention/creating extra queens
- Mentoring opportunities
To sign up please contact by email: email@example.com for location and course cost.
Cities becoming sweet spot for beekeeping as Montreal company rents out hives
A Montreal-based company is renting out beehives to people who are interested in making their own honey and to learn more about beekeeping.
Once rented, the company places hives in either a backyard, a balcony or a flat roof. The renting period lasts one year, and costs $65 a month. Alveole staff does all the beehive maintenance.
Mentoring sessions 2016 ( May to August )
For Friday nights 5pm to 7pm. contact Malcolm Connell , firstname.lastname@example.org
For Saturday mornings 9am. to noon, contact Craig Toth, email@example.com
We are very thankful for the following people who have stepped up in our organization to lead us through the 2016-2017 year. It’s people like those you see below who help make beekeeping in Edmonton and Area an amazing experience. Please thank them, next time you see them.
President – Craig Toth , 460-7773 ,firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President – Malcolm Connell, 780-239- 9649 ,email@example.com
Secretary/Newsletter – Sarah Willians ,firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer – Malcolm Connell, 780-239- 9649 ,email@example.com
To become a member please make cheques out to:
‘Edmonton and District Beekeepers Association’
Post cheques to Malcolm Connell: 72 Morgan Crescent, St. Albert T8N 2E4
Cor De Witt ,780-986- 8582
Murray Golden ,firstname.lastname@example.org
Ray Powell ,email@example.com
Troy Donovan ,firstname.lastname@example.org
Our EDBA Constitution can be found here.