Dates: Friday 11 April and Friday 19 September
Overview of beekeeping in developing countries: an introduction to addressing the challenges. Suitable for NGOs and individuals interested in using beekeeping to alleviate poverty. Read more.
Price: £120 (inclusive of lunch, refreshments and VAT)
Location: Monmouth. We provide this course at other venues on request
Pay online here or telephone +44 (0)16007 14848
Weekend course on Sustainable Beekeeping
Dates: 12-13 April and 20-21 September.
An introduction to sustainable approaches to beekeeping in the UK. Suitable for those with or without previous knowledge of beekeeping. Read more.
Price: £175 (inclusive of all meals and refreshments, and VAT) Simple overnight accommodation is available at the Farm - £10 - for Friday and/or Saturday nights.
Location: Ragman's Farm, Gloucestershire, UK
Book online here or telephone +44 (0)16007 14848
Dates: Saturday 10 May, Saturday 28 June and Saturday 13 September.
In partnership with Kate Humble we deliver introductory training days in sustainable beekeeping at Humble by Nature, a working farm delivering rural skills training near Monmouth.
Please book through Humble by Nature
This is a one-day course on bee friendly beekeeping using Warré's People's hive. The course tutor is David Heaf, the leading exponent of Warré's methods.
The 2013 course was so popular that we had to organise a second date. We are hoping to organise a repeat of this course in 2014. Ring the BfD office on the number below to provisionally register your name early for this course and we will contact you as soon as we can confirm a date.
Telephone +44 (0)1600 714848
Participants' comments from recent courses:
"Great to have a perspective on bees that matches my own attitude to the environment."
"Clear, consistent message with good balance of facts, philosophy and practical."
"Finally feeling that here was a beekeeping place where I belonged. The tutors, all four of you, were brilliant, I never for one moment felt my questions were foolish or unnecessary."
Dates: Saturday 5 April - Sunday 6 April
Examine how a colony lives throughout the year and learn how thousands of individual bees work in harmony for the good of the colony. This course will help to understand the nature and needs of the Bee as well as how to care for her. Read more.
Price: £80 per person (Bring a dish to share for lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided.)
Location: The Over Wallop Church Hall (Over Wallop is between Andover and Salisbury on the A343.)
Tutors: John Haverson supported by Jan Jenkins.
Contact Chris on 01264 781607 or email email@example.com for a booking form.