Bí URBAN Bee Stewardship Workshop Series, Bí URBAN, Sunday, 20. May 2018

A holistic series featuring the importance of all 98 Irish bees, honeybees, solitary bees and Bumblebees. Meet your beekeepers: this course offers hands-on learning with the local beekeepers who supply Bí URBAN with it's superb range of raw unprocessed honey. Workshops will take place in Bí URBAN on Sunday afternoons 2-4pm unless otherwise specified.
May 20th - World Bee Day Launch with Dr. Jane Stout
An introduction to bees and their contributions to human well-being followed by a Honey Tasting session including our limited edition Broadstone Park and Dublin 7 honey!
May 27th - The Honeybee Apiary
Caring for honeybees: location, equipment, maintenance, disease control, the six products of the hive and their many uses.
June 3rd - Urban Beekeeping
Bees doing better in cities, why is this and what are the special challenges involved in maintaining an urban apiary? How to transform your private garden into a bee sanctuary.
June 10th - Building for Bees
Bait Hives, Commercial Hives, Wild Bee boxes and recent Innovations (get up close to a Flow Hive) - A hands-on workshop.
June 17th - Apiculture Outdoor Classroom
Learning Journeys to visit local urban honeybee apiaries and wild bee habitats. An introduction to wild bee monitoring and bee Hunting.
July 8th - Gardening for Bees
Field Trip to Dunmore Country School, Durrow, Co Laois where Tanguy Toulgeot will provide a tour of his Biodynamic Kitchen Garden and explain his research into beekeeping for conservation using Warre hives.
Tickets for individual sessions are available directly from Bí URBAN or via EVENTBRITE if booked in advance and space is available.

Sunday, 20. May 2018, Bí URBAN, Bí URBAN Bee Stewardship Workshop Series

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