Can you be a native beekeeper? Better bee-lieve it, with this hands-on workshop to set your garden buzzing and the native honey flowing.
Native bee expert and Hive Haven founder Ann Ross will guide participants through the knowledge required to leap into a world of beekeeping, with tastings of native bee honey to sweeten the deal.
Participants will learn about:
- The foundations of beekeeping
- Native bee species
- The plants and conditions required for native bees to thrive on your property.
Educator Robyn Cook of the Kitchen Garden Teacher will be on hand to provide a honey-inspired morning tea.
Save the Date
- WHEN: Sunday, October 7, 2023, 9.30am-12pm
- WHERE: The MET, Corner First Ave and South Sea Islander Way, Maroochydore
- COST: Tickets are $12.90 including morning tea. Bookings are essential online
This event is held in partnership with Living Smart, a Sunshine Coast Council program encouraging and empowering the community on its sustainability journey.
For more information or to book tickets, visit the event page.
About Ann Ross
Ann is a leader in agricultural innovation, with a string of awards, and the Co-founder and Managing Director of Hive Haven, an internationally recognised company, specialising in Australian stingless native bee products.
She is a farmer and entrepreneur with a passion for bees and smart farming technology.
Ann's vision is to help farmers produce high value export quality products including honey and propolis while safeguarding their pollination capacity.
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