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Beekeeping Workshop


Next Available: Sat, 18 Jan 2:00PM
2.5 hours
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Description

Bee Sustainable!

Produce, Preserve, Provide

There will be live bees and honeycomb to look at in a secure exhibition cabinet and a discussion of bee behaviour and hive management. The major items that make up a hive and their construction will be discussed. The equipment a beekeeper needs to work bees will also be reviewed. The major topics discussed will be:

  • Establishing a hive
  • Understanding the tasks to be carried out in spring
  • How to go about robbing and extracting honey
  • Swarm control

Participants will be limited to 8 to maintain an informal interactive format.

The cost will include:

  • A wooden beehive frame that will have beeswax foundation inserted as part of the workshop
  • A $5 discount on the book “Bee AgSkills” published by the NSW Department of Primary Industry (normally $27.50, $22.50 with discount.) The book is recommended and covers all the major topics with excellent photos.

Basic Beekeeping Kit includes:

  • Hive Tool (Normally priced at $11.50.)
  • Bee Brush (Normally priced at $10.)
  • Veil (Normally priced at $29.95.)
  • Smoker (Normally priced at $46.)
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What you will learn
  • Bee behaviour
  • The various major items that make up a bee hive and how to construct them
  • The major tasks in hive management
What you will get
  • A wooden beehive frame that will have beeswax foundation inserted as part of the workshop
  • A $5 discount on the book “Bee AgSkills” published by the NSW Department of Primary Industry (normally $27.50, $22.50 with discount.) The book is recommended and covers all the major topics with excellent photos.

What to bring
  • All materials provided
What to wear

Casual

Appropriate for

The complete beginner or those who wish to ensure they have all the basic skills for bee keeping


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Bee Sustainable

Vendor since 2015

Bee Sustainable helps people lead a sustainable life. We supply the necessary equipment and requirements to pursue self sufficiency with an emphasis on domestic food production and storage.

Robert, the proprietor of Bee Sustainable, comes from a bee keeping family and has been involved with various aspects of bee keeping over many years. The Bee Sustainable project has been Robert’s passion since he recognised the need for the services and goods now offered through the business.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Refunds and Transfer requests incur a $10 administration fee.  

A minimum of 7 days notice is required for refunds and/or transfer requests. Refund and transfer requests with less than 7 days notice (of the scheduled  date) qualify for a 50% refund or credit towards the new date. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice qualify for a 20% discount on the next booking made.



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Terms & Conditions

Participation in Bee Sustainable's classes and workshops are at your own risk. Whilst we take every precaution to take reasonable care of our customers, we acknowledge that bees and the kitchen environment can pose risk, and your attendence at our classes waives our liability for any injuries that occur.

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Monica

23 September 2019 • Beekeeping Workshop

Great learning experience and Bee Sustainable is a terrific venue .. smells wonderfully like honey and bees wax ! Loved it !

Milton

31 August 2019 • Beekeeping Workshop

This beekeeping workshop was one of the best spent Saturday afternoons I have enjoyed in years. It was informative, relaxed and chock full of essential information for the novice, but the more experienced beekeeper as well. The presentation by Robert was very interesting and laced with humour. The practical side of things was particularly helpful and Robert was incredibly generous with giveaways, his knowledge and plenty of extra time as he patiently answered everyones' questions. Robert was a warm and generous host and I would recommend this course to anyone. Excellent! - MO Sunbury, Victoria.

Paul

26 August 2019 • Beekeeping Workshop

Really enjoyed the bee workshop and especially the opportunity to construct a foundation frame. Robert is full of knowledge and experience. The session is very relaxed and well worth the experience for bee enthusiasts who are considering purchasing bee hives for hobby keeping. Knowing that there is advice and guidance available in the future is reassuring for new bee keepers.

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