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Join Nicole and Joe Komperda AKA “Average Joe Beekeeper” as they chat about how to become a beekeeper and the Denver Broncos!
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- How the Denver Broncos are helping bees
- Tried and tested resources on how to become a beekeeper
- Why we need bees
- How becoming a beekeeper helps bees
- The importance of learning how to become a beekeeper from local beekeeping groups
- How to find live beekeeping training online
Joe Komperda, the Average Joe Beekeeper, has kept bees in the Denver Metro area with his wife Debbie for 7 years. He has been certified as a Master Beekeeper by the University of Montana and runs 30 – 40 hives at numerous host locations including the historic 17 Mile House and Farm, Flat Acres Farm, Centennial Airport, numerous Hive Host Family properties, and the Denver Broncos Training Center.
RESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED
- Average Joe Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/Average-Joe-Beekeeper-577067782769542
- How to become a beekeeper online training: Bee-Engaged: An Average Joe’s Guide to Basic Beekeeping” class will be offered via Zoom as a three-session class on Mondays, October 12, 19, and 26, 2020 at 6:30 pm. The class will run approximately 2 1/2 hours and will teach the Basics of Beekeeping. The class cost is $99 and there is a discount for additional participants from the same household. Find the link on the Average Facebook Page under events.
- Plant Select Webpage - https://plantselect.org
- Find Your Local Beekeeping Clubs - https://heritageacresmarket.com/find-your-local-beekeeping-club
- 12 Best Books for Beekeepers - https://heritageacresmarket.com/books-for-beekeepers
- How To Start Beekeeping - https://heritageacresmarket.com/how-to-start-beekeeping/
- Beekeeping Calendar - https://heritageacresmarket.com/beekeeping-calendar
- Text HONEYBEE to 44222 to sign up for our Beekeeping email newsletter
- Centennial Airport Bees News Video - https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/the-centennial-airport-is-now-home-to-tens-of-thousands-of-bees
- Bronco Bees - https://www.denverpost.com/2017/12/29/denver-broncos-honeybees/
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