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October 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Have you heard the buzz? Backyard Beekeeping classes are coming to the sanctuary! Join Peter Ferreira, certified master beekeeper, to learn
the time-honored tradition of keeping and caring for bees. Sanctuary classes introduce beekeeping to adults and children (12 and older and must be accompanied by an adult) in order to support and improve the environment for honey bees, wild bees, and other pollinators.

Reserve your spot now to begin your beekeeping adventure! Space is limited to 12 registrants per class.  All classes are non-refundable.  In the event of inclement weather, rain dates have been set aside as July 24th and October 23rd.  Classes are not recommended for anyone with bee allergies.

Registration fees are non-refundable.

Individual Class Offerings

Cost: $50 per classs

  • Final Winter Preparations
    October 16 from 11am-1pm
    Description: The bees have a long winter ahead and they need your help! Learn all the ways to sustain, feed and care for your bees during their hardest season.


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About Ferreira Homestead & Apiary

Ferreira Homestead & Apiary was founded 15+ years ago by Mr. Ferreira, a 3rd generation beekeeper and Mrs. Ferreira in Waterbury Connecticut
continuing a 100+ years family tradition dating back to Mr. Ferreira’s European Portuguese roots. Mr. Ferreira is a certified master beekeeper and is currently enrolled in the prestigious Cornell University Master Beekeeper Program where he is working on his second MBC. https://www.ferreiraapiary.com/


October 16
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Sanctuary Property
end of Old Farm Road
Newtown, CT 06470 United States
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