To reserve your spot, call or order online! Our number is 828-484-9466. All offerings are held at Honey and the Hive, 23 Merrimon Ave, Weaverville, NC.

Jan. 19th, 2-4pm // $20 per person

Join FERMENTI. founder Meg Chamberlain, for an instructional journey through the basic understanding of handcrafting your own fermented, lactic-bacteria, probiotic-rich foods. In this class you'll learn why you need them in your diet and how this form of preservation cuts food waste, food budgets and increases nutritional value aiding in weight loss. The class will cover basic tools, techniques, and general recipes for fermenting fruits and vegetables at home. We will even cover Honey Fermentation to aid in immune support! Everyone will get to taste several Fermenti samples and will leave with an understanding of how to ferment with ease and accessibility in the comfort of your home.

Feb. 2, 11am - 1 pm // $45
Cold season is upon us! Boost your immune system with your own elderberry syrup - a honey-based elixir - and fire cider to kick any viruses.
Feb. 2, 2-4pm // $30
Join our workshop on DIY balms & salves for health and beauty! Learn about infusing oils, and bring home your own tin of salve.

H A N D S - O N   I N   T H E   H I V E   S E S S I O N
This is included with the Beginner Beekeeping Class, but can also be taken separately for $35.

Hands-on session followed by some Q & A. Call the store to reserve your spot for a 2 hour slot on the date listed below. You can also take the hands-on portion without the lecture if space allows.
This class will be scheduled for Spring 2019 - Stay Tuned!
S U G A R   R O L L  D E M O
FREE offering with Lewis Cauble, our State Bee Inspector

Varroa mites are no joke, y'all! Monitoring your hives for varroa and other pests and diseases is a huge part of beekeeping these days, as honeybee health continues to have new obstacles. Stay on top of your mite count with this simple test to check your infestation levels. Want to know more? Read on about the method and options for treatment at the Honeybee Health Coalition.
This offering is held at Honey and the Hive, 23 Merrimon Ave, Weaverville, NC.
Cost: Free!
D I Y   M E A D   M A K I N G   C L A S S

There's nothing like harvesting your own honey, pickling your own vegetables, juicing your own apples. Take your homesteading skills to the next level and start homebrewing today! Participants will learn about supplies and recipes needed for any home- mead, cider, and wine making, and then dive into the magical history of mead itself. Everyone will take home a half gallon of their own bubbling mead made during the class and a mead making zine providing recipes, guides, and advice on troubleshooting made by the teachers themselves.


M A K I N G   I N C R E A S E S   ( N U C S   &   S P L I T S )

Want to become more self-sustaining in your apiary? Tired of buying bees year after year? Learn the alchemy of making new colonies from your strong ones to increase your numbers and/or cover your losses before they happen. We will also discuss utilizing natural swarm cells, re-queening, and wintering nucleus colonies. Sarah McKinney will be teaching this lecture and demonstration class for intermediate and advanced beekeepers (or the occasional well read beginner!).


Advanced payment is required to reserve your spot as classes always fill up fast. Make sure to check your calendar as class fees are non-refundable if you fail to attend.
 Email:, call: 828-484-9466 or drop by the store to reserve your spot.

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