Three-Hour Introductory Beekeeping Class for One or Two at Round Rock Honey (Up to 68% Off)

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Honeybees act as nature's cupid, spreading love from flower to flower by distributing pollen and buzzing the harmonies of Boyz II Men songs. Harvest the nectar of amorous blooms with this Groupon.

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  • $45 for a three-hour introductory beekeeping class for one (a $125 value)
  • $79 for a three-hour introductory beekeeping class for two (a $250 value)

During the three-hour beekeeping class designed for beginners, a master beekeeper shares the basics of harvesting organic honey, complete with an introduction to bees and hive handling. The beekeeper’s tips span all four seasons and encompass techniques for thwarting diseases and parasites that harm hives. Participants don full beekeeper garb—suits are provided—and gain hands-on experience at Round Rock Honey's onsite apiary. Beekeeping pupils can tote cameras and should protect appendages by wearing blue jeans, long-sleeved shirts, and boots or other ankle-covering shoes. See the available class dates here; more classes may be added.

Round Rock Honey

Named Best Honey in 2008 by the Dallas Observer, Round Rock Honey's 100% natural local wildflower honey is harvested from more than 90 sites by owners Konrad and Elizabeth Bouffard and their crews of trained beekeepers. With precision, they remove the liquid gold from hives by centrifuge, ensuring that pollen, trace minerals, and complex sugars are never compromised during the honey harvest. They then pour the honey through a stainless-steel sieve to remove potential bee legs and wings, wax caps, and miniature tiaras before bottling it and selling it to specialty stores, farmer's market visitors, and online customers.

A similar procedure happens in other parts of the country at Round Rock's beekeeping schools. During classes, Konrad Bouffard and Beekeeping Academy teachers impart their beekeeping knowledge upon suited-up students while they extract honey from a live beehive. Along the way, novices learn about the finer points of raising bees and keeping them healthy, as well as bee handling and lullaby-buzzing.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “No tips but my husband and 2 sons had a wonderful time.”

  • “It was great for anyone interested in learning more about backyard beekeeping.”

  • “Great class!”


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    Downtown

    330 Ellis St.

    San Francisco, California 94102

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    Bayview

    1176 Shafter Ave.

    San Francisco, California 94124

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    San Mateo

    125 Doherty Way

    Redwood City, California 94061

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In a Nutshell

Honey makers impart beekeeping knowledge to students in hands-on classes that provide all equipment and full-body keeper's suits

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 10 per person, may buy 10 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Registration required at least 1 week in advance; subject to availability. Valid photo ID required. Must provide Hold Harmless and Indemnity Agreements; under 18 must include parent signature. Subject to weather conditions. Must be 7 or older. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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One three-hour introductory beekeeping class for one
$125 list price - 64% off - Save $80
Over 170 bought
$45
One three-hour introductory beekeeping class for two
$250 list price - 68% off - Save $171
Over 290 bought
$79