2018 Schedule

January

21st

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
Beekeeping in Summer – Question and Answer panel
– Sally & Emma

February

18th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
How to extract honey
– Emma

23rd

Tylden Primary School, WBFS visit
– Nev & Emma

March

3rd

Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival, Forest St, Woodend 9am-3pm
– David & Matty

13th, 20th

Introduction to beekeeping course with Jim Sansom, Woodend Community Centre, Forest St, Woodend 7.00-9.30pm
– Jim & David

18th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
What to do with your honey, honey tasting & photo competition
– Shelly & Samantha

18th

This Farm needs a Farmer Field Day, Kyneton Show Grounds, 9am – 3pm
– Nev & Emma

April

15th

WBFS Meeting, Location to be announced, 3-4.30pm
Practical session: over-wintering hives
– Jim and David

May

20th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
Latest on Varroa threat to Australia
– Ross

June

2nd/3rd

Introduction to natural beekeeping course with Woz 

17th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
Pests and diseases
– Emma

July

15th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
Native bees
– Sally

August

19th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
What to do with wax
– Samantha & Jim

September

1st

WBFS Sausage Sizzle, Woodend Community Farmers’ Market, 9am-1pm
– David

16th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
Planting for bees
– Sally & Sara

October

14th

Bendigo Beekeeping Field Day

21st

Bee-handling course
Times and locations to be announced
– Jim & WBFS leaders

November

17th

WBFS with the Honey Bubble Caravan at the Kyneton Show.

18th

WBFS Meeting, Woodend Neighbourhood House, 3-4.30pm
Preparing your hives for summer
– Nev

December

No meeting