Beginners’ Seminar


As the industry leader in butterfly education since 2004, AFB is dedicated to equipping butterfly farmers to raise the healthiest, most vibrant butterflies possible, and to provide the tools and support they need to get started.  As part of our commitment we offer a free, introductory course to anyone who is considering taking a step toward becoming a professional butterfly breeder. To further our dedication we have an industry exclusive – the Beginners’ Butterfly Seminar, offered annually to give them a jumpstart in their breeding success.

If you are new to butterfly breeding, need a refresher course, or want to learn how to turn your interest in butterflies into a business, our one-day, intensive Beginners Seminar will walk you through how to get started with raising vibrant, healthy butterflies. This hands-on seminar explains butterfly farming, what to expect as a butterfly farmer, rearing fundamentals, and so much more!

Highlights of the seminar include:

  • Overview of Butterfly Farming
  • How to Get Started
  • Ways to Sell Butterflies
  • Setting Goals
  • Rearing Methods
  • SOP (Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Hands-on Demonstrations
  • Follow-up Resources for Getting Started

This exclusive seminar will prepare you to take the bold step forward to turn your passion into a successful business.

2019 Seminar Reviews

“Great job! Excellent hands-on demonstrations and practical advice for getting started.”

 “What a fun day!  I learned so much and can’t wait to get started.”

 “You really put a lot of work into this and it shows.  Thank you for having this seminar.”

 “The hands-on demonstrations and practice were invaluable.  Thanks for the in depth ‘show & tell’ that took the guess work out of how to do things properly.”

“Even though I have been raising butterflies for a long time, I learned so much today.”

To read more about the 2020 Beginners Seminar or to register go here!