Weekend “Bee-friendly beekeeping”
Only two spots available!
New date the weekend from July 10th till 12th !!
Due to the Corona measures, the weekend from June 5th till 7th could not take place. Due to the announced easing, I have moved the weekend to July 10th till 12th, this to be able to offer the enrolled participants the same program.
The weekend starts Friday July 10th.
Arrival from 17:00 hrs with your own transport.
Friday evening July 10th we start with an aperitif and afterwards we can exchange ideas and business methods while enjoying eating a pizza.
Beforehand, a walk can already be made to the bee village at the adjacent nature reserve.
Saturday July 12th July
We start the practice day with a luxurious breakfast.
Then we will explain the method for bee-friendly beekeeping and everyone will be able to put their own bees in a grow box (Warré) with a queen.
Afterwards there will be an explanation about the predatory mites to control the Varroa mite and we will start pressing honey. You will be provided with a bread meal at lunchtime.
The BBQ will be lit for diner.
Sunday July 12th, we will start again at the breakfast table and after breakfast we will show you how you can make a Warré box and look at the predatory mites under the microscope.
With lunch there is a pasta meal ready and for the fans another walk.
When the weather is good, you can take a swim in the river Ourthe.
The price for this weekend is € 250, including 2 overnights, all meals (including drinks) and you will also receive a bee population in a Warré box.