News and Events from the Cook-DuPage Beekeepers Association
** 2014 Beekeeping Class – Beekeeping Basics – Cook County Farm Bureau **
The Cook DuPage Beekeepers Association and Cook County Farm Bureau have joined together to help get you started down the right path in keeping bees. Over the course of 5 weeks, experienced beekeepers will provide direction and instruction on the history of beekeeping, beekeeping basics, setting up your hive, installing your bees, and maintaining your hive throughout the beekeeping season.
Course Dates: Classes begin Tuesday, February 18, 2014 for five consecutive Tuesdays (Feb. 18, 25, Mar. 4, 11, 18)
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Registration: Call Debbie at 708-354-3276 or email email@example.com
Cost: $60 (Class is open to Cook County Farm Bureau and Cook Dupage Beekeepers Association Members only.
Cook County Farm Bureau Meeting Room
6438 Joliet Road
Countryside, IL 60525
Cook-DuPage Beekeepers Mentoring Get Together
The next mentoring get together will be held on Sunday, December 1st at 8:00 am. The informal get together meets at the York Rd. McDonalds in Hinsdale. It’s a good opportunity to meet with other beekeepers in the area to “Talk Bees” and share some knowledge over a cup of coffee and an Egg McMuffin. For further information and directions, visit the Calendar of Events page.
2014 North American Beekeeping Conference & Trade Show
ABF Annual Conference Promises New Features and Enhanced Agenda
The 2014 North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow will be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, at the Baton Rouge River Center, January 7-11, 2014. As always, this conference promises to bring you the most up-to-date information within the beekeeping industry and the latest products and services offered by our many exhibitors and sponsors. Learn more and register by clicking here.
Do you have some beekeeping related merchandise that you would like to sell? Are you a member of the Cook Dupage Beekeepers Association? If you answered ‘Yes’ to both questions, you may now list your items on the new For Sale page. Please use the Contact Us page to submit information about any items you would like to sell.