One-Hour Introductory Beekeeping Class for One, Two, or Four at Denver Urban Homesteading (Up to 52% Off)


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In a Nutshell

Experienced beekeepers cover many topics during one hour, including what kind of hive to buy, where to buy bees, and how to harvest honey

The Fine Print

Expires Apr 26th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required at least one week in advance; subject to availability and weather. 72hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Beekeepers often wear body suits and mesh helmets to work, though they might throw a Hawaiian shirt over the whole thing if it happens to be Luau Wednesday. Dress for the occasion with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $8 for a one-hour introductory beekeeping class for one (a $15 value)
  • $15 for a one-hour introductory beekeeping class for two (a $30 value)
  • $29 for a one-hour introductory beekeeping class for four (a $60 value)

Under the tutelage of an experienced beekeeper, students learn what kind of hive to buy, where to buy bees, and how to harvest honey. Classes will be held on January 25, February 22, and April 26 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Denver Urban Homesteading

When she first moved to the United States after living in central Asia, Irina Bertini found herself unhappy with the prevalence of processed foods and the lack of recycled and reused resources. Together with her husband, James, she decided to join with local artisans in the hope of spreading her twin passions for quality foods and self-sufficiency. They are now part of Denver Urban Homesteading, a limited liability company that shares its DIY expertise with students through classes in topics such as beekeeping, chicken raising, homebrewing, and furniture restoration. They also host regular chicken swaps where like-minded omnivores can buy and sell livestock and supplies such as organic feed and chicken waterers.


they are committed to education and community, offering potluck dinners with zero waste (bring your own dishes/cutlery) and seed swaps.

donna f., 1/25/10

Wow, what a great concept, and a pleasant deviation from the norm when it comes to shopping for all sorts of fresh stuff.

John S., 5/13/11


  • “Great class and good info for anyone who likes to buy local and support local industry. ”

  • “Great place to support local agrarians and learn more sustainable food practices. Glad to have them here!”

  • “Awesome class! I really enjoyed it!”

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    Denver, Colorado 80223


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