2024 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

Ages 14 to 30!

Application Deadline Monday, March 4th, 2024

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 3 lb 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 below.

2024 Nash County Farm Bureau Beginner Bee Keeper Grant Program Information

Download Application Here
2024 Bee Keeper Grant Application

Bee Keeper Grant Applications are also available at the 
Nash County Agriculture Center N.C. Cooperative Extension office at
1006 Eastern Avenue, Room 102 in Nashville

Completed application should be emailed to
Emily.Updyke@ncfbssc.com
For Additional Information or details please contact
Ken Powell at 252.813.1406