Seminars & Activities

Beginner Beekeeping

Learn the basics of Beekeeping with bee experts Bill Turner and Nancy Mangeion!

Whether you are interested in getting started in beekeeping as a hobby or just want to learn more about these amazing creatures, this free seminar is for you!

Saturday, August 11
KTP Katahdin Seminar Room

Do you know the role of the Queen, Drone and Worker Bee? Join us in the KTP Katahdin Seminar Room to learn about the role honey bees play in nature and why they are so important to our ecosystem. This interactive seminar will include a movie and feature two observation hives where attendees will have the chance to observe bee colonies in their hives. A question & answer session will follow the discussion.

About the instructors:
Bill Turner is a former State Bee inspector and recently retired from the Fire Department. Nancy Mangeion has been working with bees for 35 years and holds seminars in Boston and offers her own Beekeepers workshop.

This class is free and open to the public. To reserve a space, please email, call 1-888-KTP-MAINE or stop by Kittery Trading Post and sign up in person at the Customer Service Counter.


In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, a notice will be posted on and our facebook page. You may also call Kittery Trading Post at 888-587-6246.