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Apiary Tour and Introduction to Urban Beekeeping

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Apiary Tour and Introduction to  Urban Beekeeping

Time: September 18, 2010 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Richmond
Phone: 778-554-6421
Event Neighbourhood and Type: beekeeping
Organized By: Brian Campbell
Latest Activity: Sep 10, 2010

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Event Description

If you’re thinking about getting into
beekeeping but want to get your feet a little
wet before jumping in, this two-hour apiary
tour and introduction to the fascinating world
of bees and beekeeping is just the ticket. Learn
how to meet local bylaw requirements, how to provide for the bees, and the challenges facing
these beautiful creatures in the charming setting
of Cherry Lane Farm, a hidden gem of a family enterprise located in north Richmond.
Date Sep.18
Times: 2:00 – 4:00 P.M.
Two Hours $35, $60 for couple, $70 for family*
Apiary Tour and Introduction to
Urban Beekeeping

Please contact Brian Campbell at
778-554-6421 for more information and more classes offered at the Bee School . Or
e-mail to

The Bee School
The philosophy of The Bee School is based on
sound principles of sustainable, scientific and
ethical apiary management. Our goal is to
train a new generation of small-scale urban
and commercial beekeepers prepared to face
the challenges and rewards of the 21st Century.

We live in an age of unprecedented global
change. Old modalities and paradigms need to
be updated. Just as the resilience of our
ecosystem has to be maintained and encouraged,
we as beekeepers and urban residents need to
grow into a more flexible and responsive way
of being; especially in light of honey and native
bee losses.

Classes and workshops at The Bee School
combine the very latest knowledge, skills and
techniques in native and honeybee landscape
design and management while keeping alive
the knowledge and traditions of the ancient art
of beekeeping.

Our intention is to engage the public in doing
more to protect and preserve bee populations
through courses and workshops that are as
affordable and accessible as possible.

All classes provide theory with ample
opportunities for hands on practice. Sessions
are relaxed emphasizing the enjoyment and
appreciation of bees while learning in an
inclusive environment.

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