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.


  ACTIVE NOW: use coupon code FALLCLASSES by the end of October to get 10% off all of our upcoming classes!
November 3rd, 1-2:30pm // $30 per person

Learn to make your own candles with natural beeswax sourced from beekeepers right here in this area, and take home your very own candle! This course will be taught by Emily Trescott of Beelite Candles in Morganton NC.
Two-Day Series // November 8th & 15th, 5-9pm
Cost: $75 per person OR $125 for two!

Our very own bee whisperer, Sarah McKinney, will ring in winter with her famous beginner beekeeping series. Join her for seven and a half hours of lecture, covering anything and everything a new or aspiring beekeeper could hope to know. Also included in the class value is a two-hour hands-on in the hive portion to be redeemed in spring 2019. Call us today to register! 828-484-9466.
Please note that the hands-on sessions are capped, so don't wait to register!

November 17, 12-2pm // $25-40 per person

Cold season is just around the corner! Get prepared with your own elderberry syrup - a honey-based elixir - and fire cider to kick any viruses.



W R E A T H   M A K I N G   W O R K S H O P

Nov. 17, 3-5pm // $15-30

What better way to get in the holiday spirit than to make your own wreath? We will supply fresh foliage and all needed supplies. Bring yourself, a buddy, or a few!


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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