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Education

Bee Prepared 2019

WillBees Classes

Bee Prepared Conference 2019

Presented by WillBees at
Joliet Junior College, Weitendorf Agricultural Education Center
Mar 23, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Joliet, IL - Bee Prepared: Sustainable Beekeeping The Bee Prepared all day conference will once again be presented by the Will County Beekeepers Association. A full day of workshops will be offered for all levels of experience. Beginning Beekeeping... View Details »

Regional Beekeeping Classes

The events listed in this section are not offered by WillBees and are provided solely at the request of their organizers. Contact the organizers directly with any questions or concerns.

Bee a Beekeeper: Intro to Successful Beekeeping

Presented by Kate Caldwell at
Plum Creek Nature Center in the Goodenow Grove Forest Preserve of Will County
Feb 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beecher, IL - Dates: Six Tuesdays, 02/19, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 Age: 18 or older Fee: $50/person buys you 6 two-hour classes! Contact Phone: 708.946.2216 Location: Plum Creek Nature Center, Beecher, IL This six-week beekeeping course will... View Details »

How-To's

Beginners Guide to Making Mead (PDF 8MB)
Mead Instruction Sheet (PDF)
Using mostly commonly available equipment. Updated Oct 2016

Cold Process Soap Making
How to make soap at home. (PDF 4.4MB)

Amy's Lip Balm Recipe
How to make lip balm from beeswax.

Jacek's Crabby Patty Formula
Protein supplement for Winter.

Become a Member

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