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Beekeeper for a day

Description of the seminar : Join our outdoor trip in North Corfu landscape, on our private apiary where you will get to know in close, the fascinating world and society of honeybees. We will talk in theory about beekeeping and also open hives taken all the safety measures. You will see in person how do honeybees behave, what are their everyday tasks according to their age and the needs of their hive and you will also learn about their vital importance in fruit and vegetables production among others.  By the end of this short seminar, you will get to tell the difference between the queen, the drone and the worker bee as well as  understand their value in the ecosystem.  We will also talk about the products that honeybees produce, their significance of them on human health and the role of honeybees in the global economy and food production. Finally you will enjoy a tasting of local honey, pollen and royal jelly from our hives along with traditional Greek coffee.

 

Important  : For safety and health issues the seminar is not available for individuals that are allergic to bees or insects sting and venom.      

Duration : 2,5 hours

Cost : 35 euros/person

At a glance:

- Be familiar with honeybees and their society.

- Try local corfiot honeybees  products.

- Ideal for small groups and families with children.

Availability : Daily, morning and evening hours, from March until October.

Location : Chorepiskopoi village, North Corfu.

 

What's included :

-Safety equipment (beekeeping hat, gloves)

-Experienced beekeeper as a guide

-Honey, pollen, propolis tasting and coffee

-Photographs from the activity

-Vat and taxes

What you should bring :

- Long trousers, extra t-shirt (short or long sleeve), closed shoes