Inside the Hives & Native Stingless Bee Honey

May 7, 2017

May 7, 2017

12:00 To 14:00

14 Burmah Road, Denistone, New South Wales, Australia

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Event Description

Join in & Celebrate International Permaculture Day this year at the almighty permaculture home, gardens & education hub of Margaret Mossakowska‘s Moss HouseSydney Native Bees will be there in the middle of the day with a couple of native stingless bee hives, set up with viewing panels, to give you the opportunity to look..

                                                               • Inside the Hives • Spot the Queen • 

& we will also be offering a rare opportunity for you to taste honey from 5 unique colonies, of 2 species of stingless bees, endemic to the east coast of Australia.

                                              • sugarbag tasting • N G A R R U U • stingless bee honey •

Margaret is also a Meliponist (Stingless beekeeper) and currently has two hives on her property for you to ‘observe & interact’ with. 
There is going to be heaps of happenings on the day for you to also indulge in from Moss House, Crop Swap Sydney & Diego Bonetto.


PROGRAM of talks and garden tours:
• 10:00 am – GARDEN OPENS
• 10:00-11:00 – Crop Swap Sydney 
• 10:40 – guided garden tour
• 11:00-12:30 – wild food foraging walk with Diego Bonetto 
• 11:30 – wild fermenting talk
• 12:00 – 2:00 – SYDNEY NATIVE BEES – Honey Tasting & Inside the Hives 
• 12:30 – guided garden tour
• 1:00-2:30 – wild food foraging walk with Diego Bonetto
• 2:30 – guided garden tour
• 3:30 – guided garden tour
• 4:00 pm – GARDEN CLOSES


Come for an opportunity to visit Moss House, an award-winning food garden which featured on ABC Gardening Australia. The garden belongs to the Living Skills Co-ordinator of Permaculture Sydney North and was designed with the primary goal to provide the owners with food and medicinal plants.
Visitors will get to see a large suburban food garden with features such as eleven raised vegetable beds (seven of which are self-watering), food forest, large composting bays and worm farms, a chicken forest, native stingless bees beehives, insectary gardens, a habitat pond and more.

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