Miscellaneous Beekeeping Related Classes

The classes listed below are offered by individual members or a group of members of the Alabama Beekeepers Association on their own and are not in any way sponsored, managed, controlled or financed by the Alabama Beekeepers Association nor does the Alabama Beekeepers Association have any financial interest.    The Alabama Beekeepers Association is not responsible for any content or other matters relative to or resulting from these classes.     Attendees must understand that they are attending at their own risk.  

Any member of the Alabama Beekeepers Association may submit a request for a beekeeping class listing.   All listings are subject to review by the Alabama Beekeepers Association Board of Directors before publishing.    All applications will be reviewed and decided upon based on their contribution to beekeeping in general and The Alabama Beekeepers Association reserves the right to reject any application with or without a stated cause.

The Alabama Beekeepers Association strongly recommends that all classes be offered at a "NO CHARGE" basis.    The intend of all classes should be to "teach" and not "for profit".    These matters will be strongly considered when determining whether or not a class will be listed.

Beginning Beekeeping Class

David Kelton is offering this class in the Gadsden area, beginning Monday January 20, 2014, and continuing each consecutive Monday evening for 6 weeks from 6pm until 8pm,   followed with a picnic and honeybee field day where you get to inspect Honeybee hives on March 8, 2014.    The classes will meet at the Carnes Rec. Center, 101 Case Ave. Attalla, Al. 35954 (Click here for a map to the class meeting place).    The picnic will be at Lookout Mountain Honeybees, 1590 Tabor Cut Off, Gadsden, Al 35904 Click  here for a map to thee picnic location).  

The cost is $100 (includes books, handouts, refreshments, and the Honeybee day picnic).      The classes  cover basic Beekeeping skills, how to assemble beekeeping equipment, honeybee diseases and pest, how to harvest honey and much more.

For additional information, Contact:

 David or Lynne Kelton


256-441-2887 David's cell

256-523-4767 Lynne's cell


Lookout Mountain Honeybees also stocks a near full line of beekeeping supplies.    Items not in stock can be ordered with usually fast turnaround delivery.    Virtually all Dadant products are available at slightly higher prices than Dadant catalog, however since you pick them up, the shipping cost avoided often offsets that difference.


Last Revised 1/19/2014 brf