EARTHBOUND HONEY BEEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS Have you ever considered what it takes or what it would be like to become a beekeeper ? Are you or a family member thinking about purchasing a beehive and wondering where you could take a look inside a beehive to see if its for you ? Beekeeper for a day taster course is a basic beekeeping course for people who have never been around or handled live bees. You will get to tag along side Father and Son beekeeping team at Earthbound and ask any questions you have before you taking the plunge and buying expensive beekeeping tools and equipment and bees. The topics we cover are: Safety First – personal protective equipment and bee stings. Legislation – what you need to know about complying with beekeeping bio-security requirements. The Beekeepers tools and equipment – smokers, hive tools, beehive parts. Everything you will need and where to get it. Hands on experience – open a beehive and handle live bees. Find the queen and observe the life cycle of honeybees. The cost is $150.00 per person. Children must be 16 years and over and accompanied by an adult. We require a 50% deposit prior to accepting your booking. This deposit is non-refundable. Course times 10am to 1 pm. (custom times available for larger groups)
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You will visit our family farm in the beautiful Bethells Valley, where you will take part in a 3hr experience of a lifetime with our wonderful honey bees.