Refresher/Intermediate Sustainable Beekeeping
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About the Course
This course is designed for people who have either attended the Introductory course and would like more information, or those who already keep bees and need to understand more advanced management techniques and methods, but within the ethical/sustainable framework.
This course is also aimed at those who have been keeping bees conventionally but would like to understand a more bee-centred approach. There will be an assumption that you are familiar with beekeeping principles and terminology, but this is a chance to discuss individual issues and share experiences if you would like to participate. Or just listen!
Foundationless frames and crossed comb
Colony growth and division
Honey harvest and extraction
Bee health and disease prevention
Forage provision for apiary sites
Bespoke courses offered depending on requirements, and discounts available for multiple bookings.
Good train links and parking.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
Handout with notes on all the subjects covered. Refreshments: tea, herbal tea and cafetière coffee with homemade cake.
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Course Start DatesSaturday 18th August 2018
Saturday 1st September 2018
Saturday 22nd September 2018
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Suitable for stag and hen dos
- Teen friendly
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