Agroecological Beekeeping Training

Basic Beekeeping Workshop


  • Introduction and Description of the Workshop
  • Security rules
  • Protective Clothing and Use of Tools
  • Morphology and History of Bees and Types of Bees
  • Parts of the Flower and Honey Plants
  • Colors that Bees See
  • Types of Hives and Their History
  • Types of Frames and Frames
  • Position and Placement of Stamped Frames
  • Assembly of Boxes and Frames for Different Uses
  • Hive Inspection
  • How to Become a Successful Beekeeper
  • Bee Diseases
  • Most Common Errors in Beekeeping
  • Correct Methods to Produce Honey
  • Establishment of an Apiary and its Management
  • Order and Management of Increases
  • Methods to Avoid Swarming
  • Honey Extraction, Correct Extraction Hours
  • Different Honey Extraction and Filtering Methods
  • Handling, packaging and labeling of Honey
  • Equipment Cleaning and Super Storage

Contact: 70 hrs | approx. 11 weeks. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm-8pm at the Apiario Guare store

Cost: $575 (Initial payment of $287.50 to enroll, remaining payment due prior to graduation)

Discount for Pairs: $75 each Bring your significant other for the offer!

Professor: Ernesto González Díaz (Beekeeper and Apitherapist)


  • Gloves set
  • Smoker
  • Spatula
  • Certified by Dept. State Agriculture (PR) and Municipal (San Lorenzo)
  • Identification Card
  • Beekeeping Manual