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Intro to Backyard Beekeeping


Next Available: Sat, 09 Nov 10:00AM
5.0 hours
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In this workshop you can expect to learn everything from the inner workings of a bee hive to the healing properties of raw honey; how to maintain a healthy hive; to the wonders of swarms and how to keep them in check.

Weather permitting we'll also open a hive and have a hands-on demonstration.

Trainer Bio: Benedict Hughes – The Practical Beekeeper

Benedict is a well-known registered Beekeeper; as The Practical Beekeeper he collects swarms, manages hives, extracts honey, teaches and loves bees.

Benedict is a member of the Beekeeper State Quarantine Response Team with the Victorian Government (emergency beekeeper), is the resident Beekeeper at Ceres in Brunswick and is approved by the City of Darebin to keep bees in Darebin Parklands and Bundoora Park.

Benedict regularly runs school incursions about bees and beekeeping. Benedict also delivers adult educational courses at Melbourne Polytechnic and CERES (Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies), Melbourne’s award-winning, not for profit sustainability centre.

You can find him on Facebook and Instagram as The Practical Beekeeper

 

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What you will learn
  • The inner workings of a bee hive
  • The healing properties of raw honey
  • How to maintain a healthy hive, the wonders of swarms and how to keep them in check
What you will get
  • Weather permitting we'll also open a hive and have a hands-on demonstration

What to bring
  • Notepad
  • Writing materials
  • Washing up gloves
  • Wide brim hat (not a sombrero)
What to wear

Casual, long sleeves, long pants

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Peyton

13 October 2019 • Intro to Backyard Beekeeping

Benedict was so informative and so helpful. The class was engaging, hands on and dense with information about the basics of beekeeping. He’s so knowledgeable, the class couldn’t have been better. Thank you!

Peter

09 October 2019 • Intro to Backyard Beekeeping

Benedict’s course was excellent: full of relevant information, easy to follow, always open to questions, and we opened several hives. I now feel confident to open and inspect my hive and I know what to look for to manage my bee colony.

Alex

09 April 2019 • Intro to Backyard Beekeeping

So informative! I feel confident taking the next step to keeping bees.

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