Honey Bees- creating better bees - BC Canada

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  • Last activity: 12 Mar 2024


  • Description


    Love Bees ?
    Learning opportunity in small scale queen rearing operation with collaboration with other beekeepers- we have an island wide initiative to raise better bees
    We are using selected breeder stock to raise better bees
    Here in Cumberland - we are roof top beekeeping

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    This is a great learning opportunity to learn about small scale sustainable beekeeping , meet many passionate beekeepers and make a difference for bees

  • Help


    grafting queen bees ,making cell
    starters and finishers ,
    evaluation of colonies , making up nuc colonies , caging and shipping queens ,
    Regular seasonal bee work - colony inspections , swarm control
    Participants are invited to join
    the Apprentice Bee Keepers student group

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Bell Tent
    With access to farmhouse
    Food provided
    Simple farm house fare

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Cumberland is a delightful village beside a forest and a lake
    .Its a thriving and fun community 🐝

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 982147739912

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