2019 Workshops

Workshop season is upon us, we are hosting workshops with residents and members at our community embedded locations in the DTES, and we also have our summer series of free, all welcome, pollinator workshops with guest facilitators bringing their unique perspectives, understandings and magic to share with us.

We’d love to see you at one of these:

Closed toe shoes & light coloured clothing is recommended. All beekeeping equipment will be provided during workshop.

Wednesday July 3, 2019 from 2pm – Hastings Folk Garden (117 E Hastings St)
Honey Bee Nutrition with Julia Common, H4H Chief Beekeeper and Co-Founder

Thursday July 11, 2019 from 2pm -Dunbar Community Centre (4747 Dunbar St)
Bee Health: managing mites, other pests & pathogens with Paul Van Westendorp, Provincial Apiculturist

Thursday July 18, 2019 from 2pm Italian Cultural Centre (3075 Slocan St)
Bee Colony Reproduction: Swarms & Splits with Michalina Hunter and Darwyn Moffatt-Mallett, owners of Green Bee Honey

Wednesday July 31, 2019 from Hastings Folk Garden (117 E Hastings St)
Bee Communication: pheromones, dances & lessons from the hive with Mark Winston, Professor and Senior Fellow, SFU Centre for Dialogue

Thursday August 8, 2019 from 2pm Dunbar Community Centre (4747 Dunbar St)
Queen Bees: Biology & Lifecycle with Heather Higo, Queen breeder and SFU Bee researcher

Wednesday August 28, 2019 at 2pm Hastings Folk Garden (117 E Hastings St)
Season Celebration with Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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We also have beekeeping workshops at Cathedral Square: 566 Richards Street

Thursdays at Noon on June 6, June 27th, July 4th and August 1st.

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And as a bonus:

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