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Flow Hive Taster-An introduction to keeping bees in your backyard

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am AEST

$51.64

Are you completely new to the world of bees, and want to learn?

Ever thought about having a beehive in your garden, or are curious about getting your own hive & keeping honey bees in your backyard?

Does a fresh homegrown honey supply sound appealing?

The Flow Hive Taster workshop is a brief presentation delivered in The Farm House, followed by a hands-on experience in the Farm Apiary.

This 90 minute workshop will introduce you to the world of bees & what it takes to have your very own hive in the backyard.

Topics covered

  • Bee life cycles & behavior

  • Where to situate your colony
  • What’s inside the hive

  • Pests & Diseases

  • Parts of a beehive

  • How to source bees
  • Flow hives

  • Difference between traditional harvesting and harvesting with the Flow Hive

Get yourself suited up in the supplied protective gear and enjoy a close-up experience as we open and inspect a working honey bee colony, take part in a Flow honey harvest, and enjoy a taste of some fresh honey extracted straight from the hive.

Guaranteed to leave you buzzing!

Please note: this is a beginner’s workshop, and isn’t suitable for established beekeepers.

Children above the age of 6 are welcome to attend however we are unable to offer child or family discounts at this time. When purchasing a ticket, please contact petewilkinsbees@gmail.com with child’s age and approximate height to ensure we provide the right number of children’s protective bee suits.

Venue

The Farm
1 Ewingsdale Rd
Ewingsdale, NSW 2481 Australia
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Website:
https://thefarm.com.au