Laura Urban, of Urban Honey Bee, and Emily Mueller, from Mueller Honey Bee Removal, will lead a professional Beginner Beekeeping course, starting Feb. 28, at Prime Bricco, 4315 Manchester Road, in Akron.
Courses will take place 7 to 9 p.m. for five consecutive Wednesday nights, starting Wednesday, Feb. 28, and continuing through March 28. The courses include a hands-on day in the Prime Wine Apiary, across the street.
Cost is $80 per student or $100 for a family of two. Urban a is a local queen producer, a beekeeper of more than 12 years and is a former county inspector.
Mueller is also a former inspector. Known as the “bee whisperer,” she is a local honey bee removal expert in northern Ohio.
Both are leading professionals in the industry and have taught many levels of beekeeping over the years. They will bring in professionals to expand the educational benefits of the class.
Drinks and food are available for purchase and may be brought into the class. Preregistration has begun and spots are limited. For info, contact Urban at (330) 608-3778 or [email protected].