Learn to Keep Bees in One Year
Our step-by-step process will help you become a successful, sustainable Texas beekeeper.
Step 1: Attend our one-day beekeeping management class
In this class, we will teach you a proven model and approach for keeping bees in Texas.
Step 2: Set up a nucleus beehive
In this step, you will use our complete beekeeping kit to set up a nucleus beehive.
May 2023 - May 2024
Step 3: Enroll in our mentoring program for one year
In 10 different sessions, spaced throughout the year, our mentoring sessions will help you apply what you've learned so that you can overcome challenges and be successful with keeping your bees.
Each mentoring session covers topics that are most relevant for that particular month of the year.
Every 2 weeks during the growing season
Step 4: Inventory your beehive
Use our tracking sheets to record what's going in your beehive.
We will review your results and work with you to determine what your bees need at each stage of hive development in order to thrive and be productive.
Step 5: Create a beehive split
At the end of your first year, we'll teach you how to create a beehive split, which will double your number of beehives.