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Bees for Development

Contact Name: Nicola Bradbear

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Address:
1 Agincourt Street
Monmouth
Monmouthshire
NP25 3DZ

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Bees for Development's Courses

Straw skep hive making course - with Bees for Development
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Straw skep hive making course - with Bees for Development
Herefordshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£95
Learn how to make a lip-work straw skep.  You will make your skep from a long straw wheat with cane lapping.  The course tutor, Chris Park, will explain how to split bramble and willow as needed. You will be able to make about one third of your skep during the day, and take home the skills, tools, and materials to finish off at home.
Strengthening livelihoods course - with Bees for Development
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Strengthening livelihoods course - with Bees for Development
Monmouthshire - Next course on 6th December 2019
£120
This one-day training course is designed for people or organisations with an interest in using beekeeping and honey and beeswax trade to alleviate poverty. This is not a hands-on course about bees. We cover the different species of bees that are utilised world-wide, and introduce a range of topics concerning beekeeping in developing countries. Training day topics include: Apiculture in developing countries and how it supports livelihoods Problems faced by beekeepers in financially poor countries Appropriate and sustainable - issues of technology choice An introduction to honey marketing and trade...
Sustainable Beekeeping Weekend Course - with Bees for Development
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Sustainable Beekeeping Weekend Course - with Bees for Development
Gloucestershire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£195
How can we ensure the survival of honey bees? This weekend course on sustainable beekeeping is run by Bees for Development at Ragman's Lane Permaculture Farm, in the Wye Valley.  The course covers the management of bees, and natural ways to take care of them. course content: Meet the bees - a hands-on look at honey bee colonies housed in different hives The natural life-cycle of honey bees - bee biology and ecology Being a beekeeper - what does 'keeping bees' really mean? The relationship between bees and flowers -...
Treatment free beekeeping in horizontal hives - Leo Sharashkin
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Treatment free beekeeping in horizontal hives - Leo Sharashkin
Monmouthshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£78
Natural beekeeping that works: A unique weekend on natural, treatment free beekeeping in horizontal hives with Dr Leo Sharashkin of Missouri, USA, on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 October. You can attend either or both days. Dr Leo Sharashkin is editor of "Keeping Bees With a Smile: A Vision and Practice of Natural Apiculture", a comprehensive resource on keeping bees naturally in horizontal hives. He is a contributor to American Bee Journal, The Beekeepers Quarterly, and Acres USA, and speaks internationally on sustainable beekeeping, organic growing, and Earth-friendly living. He...
Willow skep hive (Alveari) making - with Bees for Development
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Willow skep hive (Alveari) making - with Bees for Development
Monmouthshire - Next course on 6th October 2019
£95
Learn how to make a willow skep, where expert Chris Park will teach you how to weave a wicker skep, and how to cover it with cloom.  During the day all aspects of beekeeping in skeps, ancient and modern will be discussed.