In this beginners beekeeping class, you will learn the basic steps on how to start beekeeping. Local beekeeper, Dan O’Leary, of Honey Valley Beekeeping, will tell you how to choose a site for your hives, where you can obtain your bees and equipment, how to properly care for your bees, how to collect the honey and also how to overwinter your hive. This is the perfect beginner class for the hobby beekeeper.

Instructor Dan O’Leary Dan has cared for bees for over 20 years. He has also shared his experiences and knowledge with the garden students at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute for over 10 years. Dan has followed his family’s love for bees. Dan’s grandfather had bees, his father, siblings, son and now his grandsons are helping him carry on the family tradition.

Sign up now! Day-of, walk-in registration fee will be $50.

Beekeeping for Beginners Workshop

Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Hosted by Michael Fields Agricultural Institute:
Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
W2493 County Rd ES PO Box 990, East Troy, Wisconsin 53120

The cost of the class is only $40. Please join us by registering on the event page at the following link:

Beginning Beekeeping Workshop – Event Registration Page

Dan O’Leary has been beekeeping and producing honey for over 20 years. His unique approach focuses on the health of the bee without relying on artificial pollens, feeding, medications or chemicals.


Honey Valley Beekeeping Dan O'Leary







Hope to see you there!


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