Bee Fair October 6th 2013 at Fair Harvest

10 am – 4pm

A celebration of the humble bee.

IMG_9038Join us for a day of celebrating bees, beekeeping, honey, wax and  the wonders of the bee world.

We all know that bees are an important part of our lives, but how important are they really, could we survive without bees?

Learn about backyard bee keeping, encouraging native bees and the medicinal uses of honey . . Watch how to make creamed honey and  beeswax candles and taste locally harvested honey.

Find out about what is affecting the worlds bee populations and why Western Australian bees are some of the healthiest in the world. We will also be screening the beautiful film “Queen of the Sun”

This is a day to come out with the family and learn more about these precious little creatures that play such a huge part in the cycle of life.

This day is part of the “Seed and Food Freedom Fortnight”

 

 

Program for the day

Gate opens at 10 am for displays and kids activities

 

Talks, discussions, tours and moviesIMG_1114

11am       Introduction to backyard beekeeping with Luke Fulton

11.30      Visit the bee hives with Luke (limited numbers)

12 pm    Honey Extraction

1 pm      Warre Hives and alternative Bee Keeping methods with Ken Wylie

2 pm      Medicinal uses of honey with Felicity Haynes

2 pm      Visit the bee hives with Luke Fulton (limited numbers)

2.20       Movie (Queen of the Sun)

 

Displays and activities

Life cycle of Bees

Threats to the world bee population

How to make creamed honey demonstrations IMG_7860

Candle Making with natural bees wax

Honey extraction equipment display

Backyard beekeeping display

Observation hive

Painting with bees wax

Native bees

Face painting and other kids activitiesImage

and more!

Entry $20 per car (so car pool to pay less)

Bring a picnic to enjoy in our gardens

(you can buy a coffee and a sweet treat)

 

 

 

5 Comments
  1. caro 5 years ago

    I’ll bee there

  2. Raylene 5 years ago

    We wil bee there too! Looks great.

  3. Annie 5 years ago

    coming!!

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