Open Beehive experience – Food Is Free Inc. & Peter The Polish Beekeeper

Curious to see inside a live working bee hive? Want to know what happens to bees over winter?

We have VERY VERY  LIMITED SPOTS – FOUR ONLY –  for this Sunday 24 April at 12.30pm for approx. 1.5 hours to join the Food Is Free Inc. volunteers and our bee mentor Peter The Polish Beekeeper, to witness our annual bee hives pack-down/extraction of honey.

Be part of a very small group to witness a very special experience – discovering the world underneath a bee hive lid. Peter will explain what the bees are doing in the hive, you’ll see honey being extracted from the frames, learn what happens to bees over winter, and so much more during this ‘Winter Packdown’ experience. Full PPE beehive suit/hat/gloves provided for the adult attendees to loan during the workshop. Instructions including where to go (in Brown Hill) provided once your ticket is purchased.

DON’T MISS THIS AMAZING OFFER TO SEE A BEEHIVE IN ACTION & LEARN ABOUT THE FAB WORLD OF BEES!!

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This event will be hosted with full COVID protocols (wipes/sanitiser/social distancing) in place to keep our community safe. Note this is an outside event.

Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell with COVID symptoms or in isolation due to COVID.

Food Is Free Inc. believes everyone is entitled to access food security education, and always reserves a few spots for our community members who feel restricted in attending financially, to attend for free. If you feel you’d like to learn more, please email info@foodisfree.com.au

Bookings essential.

🐞 TOGETHER WE CAN CREATE CHANGE 🐞

Upcoming Events & Workshops

Fermenting with Mara Ripani @ ORTO Straw Eco Farm Blampied (co-hosted by Food Is Free Inc.)
Sun 15 May at
1pm - 3pm
Open Beehive experience – Food Is Free Inc. & Peter The Polish Beekeeper
Sun 24 April at
12.30pm - 2pm
Compost workshop Sunnybank Farm & Food Is Free Inc.
Sun 1 May at
11am - noon
Garden Tool Maintenance with Ballarat Tool Library and Food Is Free Inc.
Sat 30 April at
11.30am - 12.30pm

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