Workshops, Education and Presentations

WORKSHOPS AND ONLINE SESSIONS
New to beekeeping? Learn how to responsibly raise and manage healthy colonies in your own backyard. Various sessions available, both in-person and online, to give you a strong start to your beekeeping journey.

Click here to learn more about current programs, workshops and online sessions.

INTERN EXPERIENCE (SORRY WE'RE FULL)
Experience the world of bees through a two-day learning exchange on Friday, July 8 & Saturday, July 9 from 1 to 5 pm. This unique experience provides hands-on learning in the bee yard in exchange for work related to bees.

  • Day 1: We will learn about honey bees and best beekeeping practices. Topics include honey bee biology, equipment needs, hive location and set up, beekeeping basics, swarm management and more.
  • Day 2: Come prepared to work and get your hands dirty! Jobs may include equipment building, cleanup and prep, honey extraction, wax rendering and or labelling and jarring honey.

If you are interested in being on the waitlist for 2023 opportunities, please send an email to prairiesweethearthoney@gmail.com.

MEET THE BEES: OUTDOOR EDUCATION SESSION
Curious about bees? Want to learn how they function in the hive?

Come meet the bees at Prairie Sweetheart’s Vialoux Village apiary near Assiniboine Park!

Meet the Bees: Outdoor Education Session
Saturday, July 16 from 1 - 2:30 pm
*Weather permitting. Maximum of 15 participants.

Learn about the fascinating world of bees including basic bee biology, their roles in the hive and how they communicate with each other to produce magic.

* Questions prior to signing up are welcome and encouraged! Call 204-391-4765 or Email prairiesweethearthoney@gmail.com.

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PRESENTATIONS
Prairie Sweetheart is passionate about education and loves to share about the life cycle and importance of the honey bee. Presentations are available for schools, garden clubs, senior centres, bee clubs, businesses and more.

Prices vary depending on topic, audience, location and length of time.

If you are interested, please contact Rebecca at prairiesweethearthoney@gmail.com or 204-391-4765.

 

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