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Round Rock Honey

125 Doherty Wy., Redwood City

Introductory Beekeeping Class for One or Two at Round Rock Honey in Redwood City (Up to 68% Off)

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Skilled honey makers impart beekeeping knowledge to students in hands-on classes that include all necessary garb & equipment

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5 ratings4 reviews
January 25, 2013
Loved this - and so did my daughter. We want to raise bees now!
7 ratings3 reviews
November 21, 2012
I had planned on going to a BEE KEEPING CLASS, but had never heard of Round Rock Honey. I heard about it through Groupon. I went to the class in Redwood City. I HIGHLY recommend this class.
Wendytop reviewer
7 ratings6 reviews
October 17, 2012
The presentation was very informative. We purchased some of their products and they were very tasty. This was a very good introduction to bee-keeping, if you are considering having a hive as a hobbyist.
1 ratings1 reviews
July 4, 2012
3 hours pretty well spent. Maybe consider selling some initial supplies at the workshop.
5 ratings3 reviews
May 23, 2012
Excellent presentation.
Gwynntop reviewer
11 ratings6 reviews
February 20, 2012
Genuinely lovely people, fascinating presentation!
5 ratings4 reviews
February 20, 2012
Wondeful experience. My daughter wants to get started on bee keeping right away. You made her day. Thank you!
suzannetop reviewer
8 ratings6 reviews
February 13, 2012
It was better than I thought it would be!
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About This Deal

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 today’s Groupon to Round Rock Honey’s Redwood City location. Choose between the following options:

  • For $45, you get a three-hour intro-to-beekeeping class for one (a $125 value).
  • For $79, you get a three-hour intro-to-beekeeping class for two (a $250 value).

Click here for available class dates and see the website for further scheduled dates as they become available. Reservations are required a week in advance and are subject to availability.

Round Rock Honey’s owner, Konrad Bouffard, and instructor Richard Baxter collect 100 percent natural local-wildflower honey and train budding beekeepers to tame the striped buzzers. During the beekeeping class, master beekeepers steep neophytes in the nectar-harvesting basics, including an introduction to bees and information on hive handling, the No. 1 beekeeping quandary among cartoon bears. Students keen on cultivating their own liquid gold will learn how to keep bees through changing seasons and safeguard their swarms from disease and parasites. Finally, participants get to don full beekeeper’s garb (suits are provided) and gain hands-on experience at Round Rock’s on-site apiary, conducting buzzing swarms of worker bees, even if the queen bee is on a diplomatic mission to discuss trade relations with tyrannical butterflies.

Beekeeping pupils can tote cameras and should protect appendages by wearing blue jeans, long-sleeve shirts, and boots or other ankle-covering shoes. Though not included with this Groupon, Round Rock’s sweet substances will be available for purchase after hive handling.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 8, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 10 per person, may buy 10 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must be 7 or older. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About 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.