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Beginning Beekeeping

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Beekeeping Classes offered at the Farm Bureau

The Cook County Farm Bureau and the Cook Du Page Beekeepers Association have joined together to help get you started down the right path in the keeping and caring for bees, by offering beekeeping workshops at the Farm Bureau!  Pete Soltesz and Kim Kulton of the CDBA will be conducting the classes.

·         Beginning Beekeeping    2018 Beginning Beekeeping Outline

 Date:  Saturday, February 24, 2018 & Sunday, February 25, 2018

            Time:   8:30 AM – 3:30 PM (working lunch) and Sun. 12:30-3:30 pm
$85.00 for CCFB & CDBA Members | $105 for non-members

·         Advanced Beekeeping

 Date:  Saturday, March 10th, 2017

            Time:   8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 
$40 for CCFB & CDBA Members | $60 for non-members


Class LocationCook County Farm Bureau Meeting Room | 6438 Joliet Road, Countryside, IL 60525 | 708-354-3276

Registration:   Call Debbie (CCFB) at 708.354.3276 or mail: or

                        Online at Member Center at

Payment:        Credit card payment accepted by phone at no additional charge or mail in a check made out to the Cook County Farm Bureau