Gold Star Honeybees’ Top Bar Beekeeping Weekend Intensive

Posted April 07, 2013, at 12:27 a.m.

Saturday, April 20 to Sunday, April 21, 2013; 8:30 a.m.

Location: Southern Maine Community College, Orion Hall - Sewall Ave, Brunswick, ME

Contact: Christy Hemenway; 207-449-1211


For the first time ever at Southern Maine Community College Christy Hemenway, renowned author and bee keeper, will present her Top Bar Beekeeping 101 – Weekend Intensive class. Join Christy as she brings you: “Bee Buzz” – Two full days of learning with an excited group of like-minded folks, concerned about our environment and the health of the honey bee. It’s “all bees, all the time”!

The intensive includes Four Sessions; History, Bee Biology, Bee Diseases and Hive Management – each with relevant presentations narrated with pointed details and amusing anecdotes to make the information come alive.

The Particulars:

    Class schedule:

8:30am to 4:00pm both days.

Gather at 8:30 for breakfast, class starts at 9am. Lunch is an hour at noon.


$150 before April 15th

$175 thereafter

(Organic/natural breakfast and lunch is included in tuition.)

    To Register

go to the Classes &amp Events page of or go directly to the course registration at

Be sure to sign up now because seating is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis.