Learn more about honeybees!

Summer Beekeeping Classes

Summer Beekeeping Classes

Winter classes are sold out.
Summer Classes Coming Soon!

Learn all about bees and beekeeping from Mad Urban Bees in Madison, WI. These classes are for those who want to learn more about bees and beekeeping.

The class is taught by Mad Urban Bees owner Nathan Clarke and covers a basic introduction to beekeeping and hive maintenance.

The class is designed for those with no beekeeping knowledge and for those with some beekeeping experience.


Reserve your Nuc for this Spring!

Mad Urban Bees is offering Five-Frame Nucleus Hives (Nucs) in May of 2016. The queens in these nucs are Carniolan- Itallian hybrids and are all Varroa survivors.

Nucs are currently sold out. Please sign up for the waiting list if any become available.

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If there are extra nucs available, you will be contacted in the order of the list.

These nucs will be ready to install and are an easy way for new beekeepers to get hive a going. Nucs are great way to start for beginners, they work well for hives with undrawn comb, and a great way to replace winter losses. Bee colonies in nucs can start foraging immediately and build faster.

Join the 2016 Urban Honey CSA!

Taste how Urban Honey changes throughout the year with the Urban Honey CSA. Different flowers and locations around the city give each batch of Urban Honey a unique flavor. By supporting Mad Urban Bees LLC with a CSA membership, you will be helping Mad Urban Bees throughout the year.

Mad Urban Bees Urban Honey comes from the flowers, trees, parks, and gardens of Madison and Middleton. All hives are hosted by local residents. This is a truly artisanal honey.

Join the Urban Honey CSA!