september, 2022

tue06sep7:00 pm8:00 pmEvent OverBee Keeping at HomeLifelong Learning Festival7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Stevenson HouseProgram Type:Lifelong Learning Festival,Special Events & ForumsPrice:Free Event TagsAdult Learning,Gardening & Sustainability,Lifelong Learning FestivalFree1 hour

Details

Did you know that bees are essential for the health of humans and the planet? These tiny insects are responsible for producing medicinal products with their honey and for pollinating the many different plants we eat.

Join our experienced beekeepers to learn how they and you can play a part in helping to maximise our bee population through bee keeping! In this interactive workshop you’ll be shown how to set up a beehive and how to collect bees wax as well as the ‘dark side of honey’.

You’ll also be shown how to make your own beeswax wraps, a sustainable alternative to plastic wrap to store your food items in.

All participants will be given beeswax to make your own wraps at home.

Duration

1 hour

Program Format

This is a free event as part of the 2022 City of Melton Lifelong Learning Festival, presented by Melton City Council.

Provider

Melton City Council: Lifelong Learning Festival

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RSVPing is closed at this time.

Health Guidelines for this Event

Other Health Guidelines Participants are encouraged to wear a face mask at this event and follow all other Covid-safe practices including using the provided hand sanitiser, remaining physically distanced where possible and not attending if you are unwell.

SDGs for this event:

This program/event seeks to address the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's).

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