Event overview

  • 2022-10-22
  • 930am - 3pm
  • 1202 Missabotti Rd Missabotti
  • 0473061743
  • 330

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Introduction to Beekeeping

Explore the basics of Beekeeping from one of the Mid North Coast’s most experienced Natural Beekeepers.

Steven and Trudi Hayes at their home- Little Star Bee Sanctuary

Steven and Trudi Hayes at their home- Little Star Bee Sanctuary

Join us for a Weekend at the bee sanctuary with Steven and his family, including morning tea, an intimate bee experience and learning materials (BYO Lunch).
Cost is $330
Places are limited and this course will bee our only one for spring/ summer.
Email buzz@littlestar.net.au to book your place.

Over the weekend we will bee covering:
· Beekeeping on the Mid North Coast
· Understanding the intimate life of a honeybee
· Biology of the honeybee
· The Importance of natural comb
· Getting set-up for beekeeping: buying bees, hives &
· Site and Forage Assessment
· Forms required for keeping bees
· Situating beehives in urban areas – backyards & rooftops
· Handling bees gently and confidently
· Ensuring the ongoing health of your colony
· Pests & Diseases
· Swarming
· Raw honey & comb harvesting techniques
· Products of the hive
· Honey appreciation
· Planting a bee-friendly garden

The Valley Hub acknowledges Gumbaynggirr country, the Ancestors, Elders and Traditional Custodians of the Valley in which we live and work. We thank them for their care of country through time and acknowledge and respect their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.

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