Welcome to Texas Beeworks!

Texas Beeworks is beekeeping company based in Austin, Texas with a mission to preserve, protect, and increase honeybee populations across the Lone Star State by helping bees and beekeepers thrive. Founded by Erika Thompson on the principle of putting hives before honey, Texas Beeworks supports the health and wellness of honeybees by offering beekeeping classes, private lessons, beekeeping services for ag exemption purposes, mentorships, and more.

Beekeeping for the Ag Exemption

If you have between 5 and 20 acres in Central Texas and would like to hire a beekeeper to place and manage hives on your property so that you can qualify for the ag exemption, click the link below to learn about our services.

Live Bee Removals

Texas Beeworks offers low-cost, bee-friendly, chemical-free honey bee removals in Austin and surrounding areas. If you have a hive or swarm of bees that you would like removed from your property, please text 281-636-2413 or email info@texasbeeworks.com.

Next Beekeeping Class

Beekeeping Basics and Beyond

Saturday, October 19, 2:00 - 4:00PM

at Articulture Designs in Austin, TX


Learn everything you need to know to get started keeping bees with this 2-hour class in the beautiful gardens of Articulture Designs! This class is great for anyone simply fascinated by bees and wanting to learn more — and a must for folks interested in becoming beekeepers. You’ll walk away with tips, tricks, and time-tested methods to help you through your first season as a beekeeper … and beyond.

Complimentary honey-based cocktails generously donated by Tito’s Handmade Vodka!

Texas Beeworks on Jeopardy!

On May, 27th, 2019, Texas Beeworks was featured as an entire clue category on America's favorite quiz show, Jeopardy! Erika Thompson worked with Jeopardy writers and producers to create the clues in the category and all of the clues were filmed as video clues at Texas Beeworks in Austin!

Texas Beeworks works to push Texas lawmakers to issue a statewide ban on bee-killing pesticides.

Texas Beeworks featured in the Austin American-Statesman

Austin beekeeper tending hives finds a reward sweeter than honey

Once Erika Thompson got a peek into the world of bees, she was hooked. "They're fascinating. Every time I get in a hive, I learn something new," said Thompson, a beekeeper who has made it her mission to educate the public about the tiny winged wonders.

Texas Beeworks LIVE on Fox 7 Austin

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