Beginner Bee Keeper Grant Program

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Beekeeper wearing protective clothing and working with bees. Image includes Farm Bureau logoNash County Farm Bureau
Beginner Beekeeper Grant Program

Application Deadline Friday, March 1st, 2019

The objective of this program is to teach both youth and young adults the art of beekeeping and educate them on the importance of honeybees to the environment and food supply. It will provide them with an opportunity to learn responsibility while experiencing the joys and challenges of beekeeping. Participants will also learn the income potential of beekeeping so they can determine whether to pursue it as a part time or full time vocation.

Hardware and the necessary tools for one hive for bees and a 3lb package of honey bees with a marked queen will be provided by Nash County Farm Bureau, Recipient will be responsible for providing their protective outerwear.

Applicants must be a resident of Nash County between 14 and 30 years old, new to beekeeping and a member of, or his/her parents a member of, Nash County Farm Bureau. See complete details and application here – 2019 Beginner Bee Keeper Grant Program

For Additional Information or details please contact Ken Powell at 252.813.1406 or 252.978.5001