Rental Space for your Bees

The Bee Space

Rent a space for your bees at Dodge’s Shepard Farm in Cottage Grove! You provide your own bees, equipment, and labor. Dodge will provide the location, acres of natural area for your bees to forage, and a community of fellow interested bee people. Fee covers April 2020-March 2021. 10 spaces available. $100 per rental space. The minors permission form must be signed if you plan on having youth under the age 18 join you on-site.

Rent a Bee Space


This is for beekeepers who have their own equipment and bees.

2020 Bee Space Orientation

Shepard Farm in Cottage Grove, MN

8946 70th St. S.

Orientation Session
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
Send questions by email or call 651-789-5285.
Due to low numbers, these programs have been cancelled.

2020 Bee Programs

First-time beekeeper at Dodge? Veteran beekeeper at Dodge?
Learn Beekeeping Beekeeping: Level 2

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