Beginning Beekeeping


MP3 download of workshop audio from MOSES 2020. PowerPoint slides from the presentation may be available for download here.

Workshop Session: Saturday II

This introductory workshop covers the history of beekeeping, hive types, and the equipment you need to start beekeeping. Learn how to inspect and maintain your hives and manage pests and other problems. You’ll learn why honey bees are dying and how to help them. You’ll also get ideas for value-added products made from honey and beeswax.

Beatrice Kamau grew up in Kenya and now lives in Chicago where she is a licensed practical nurse and urban beekeeper. She’s the co-founder of African Women in Bee Keeping.