Bees & Honey
About this Workshop
If you love honey and want to learn about it’s composition and how honey bees make it, this is the class for you. We will delve into the delicious world of honey, from it’s nutritional and medicinal qualities to a microscopic examination of various types and how to appreciate it’s flavours.
About the Instructor
Brian became immersed in the rich and amazing world of bees while he and his four sons spent many a glorious day observing the curious activities of bees, noticing the bees’ consistent patterns, collective activities, and the surprising comparisons to our own human patterns and behaviours. He’s never looked back and today is a Certified Beemaster and beekeeper, heavily involved in food security issues in Richmond and the Lower Mainland. Brian guest lectures for Gaia College’s Growing Food in the City certificate program, for adult education at Van Dusen Gardens in Vancouver, for Kwantlen’s Richmond Farm School and teaches young people in the city about honey bees as well as native types. He is President of the Richmond Beekeepers Association, a BC Association Master Gardener, Sustainable Gardening and Bee Master to West Coast Seeds, and offers classes in grafting fruit trees, food preserving, and other farm skills.
Date and Time
DATE Wednesday, July 31st | 7:00 – 9:00 pm (2 hours)
3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver BC
$35 Standard ($28 Student) + GST