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Refresher/Intermediate Sustainable Beekeeping

Duration: 2 hours

Price: £40

Run by: Jennifer Moore
at Wayward Bee

3 Shawpits Cottages
Mill Lane
East Sussex
BN27 4HD

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About the Course

This 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!

Topics covered:

Swarming and bait hives
Foundationless frames and crossed comb
Colony growth and division
Honey harvest and extraction
Bee health and disease prevention
Forage provision for apiary sites

£40 per person or £75 for two booking at the same time

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.

Want to review this course?

I attended as a follow-up to Jennifer's Beginner's Course. This time was just as great as last year when I was just starting out, with the added bonus that I had experienced some of what we discussed with our own hives. Really helpful to be thinking about the next stages in our beekeeping adventure and to be able to share knowledge with others. Highly recommended.

- - #19663

Response from Wayward Bee:

Thank you Bev!

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 13th April 2019
Saturday 13th July 2019
Saturday 3rd August 2019
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  • Teen friendly

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