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Flow Hive Taster - Sep 29

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Flow Hive Taster - Introductory Beekeeping With Flow Hive

Sunday 29th of September, 10am - 11.30am

Are you completely new to the world of bees, and want to learn? Ever thought about having a bee hive in your garden? This Flow Hive Taster Workshop is a brief presentation delivered in The Farm House, followed by a hands-on experience in The Farm Apiary. Take part in the interactive inspection of a working colony and enjoy a taste of some fresh honey extracted straight from the hive.

Price

$50 + booking fees

Topics covered: 

  • Bee life cycles & behaviour

  • Where to situate your colony

  • What’s inside the hive

  • Pests & Diseases

  • Parts of a beehive

  • How to source your first bees

  • Flow hives

  • Difference between traditional hives and the Flow Hive

Get yourself suited up in the supplied protective gear, enjoy close ups of a hive inspection and take part in the harvesting of honey, enjoying a sample taste of delicious honey straight from the hive. 

Location

The Farm House at The Farm, 11 Ewingsdale Rd, Ewingsdale NSW 2481.

Duration

10am to 11.30am 

What To Bring?

  • Hat

  • water bottle

  • closed shoes (preferably work boots)

  • Notebook & pen (if you wish to take notes)

  • Please wear clothing suitable for wearing underneath a bee suit – ie shorts/pants and a shirt/top – dresses/skirts not recommended

Organiser

Pete Wilkins
petewilkinsbees@gmail.com