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The Secret Life of Bees – Open Hive Experience (BOOKED OUT)
March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$50
Enter the secret life of honeybees with local beekeepers Amanda Collins and Scott Denno, founders of Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat as they guide you through an intimate exploration inside a live honeybee hive. See, hear and smell the aromas of the hive at work as Amanda and Scott talk you through the fascinating machinations of the colony. This is a unique event has been created for Made of Ballarat.
Please wear long trousers, long sleeved and legged clothing and closed toe shoes. Protective equipment (beekeeping jacket or suit, veil and gloves) will be provided on the day. Participants will have the opportunity to taste raw honey directly from Backyard Beekeeping apiary hives, followed by honey tasting of single origin Eucalypt honeys from the region.