HOBBY BEEKEEPERS - RECREATIONAL BEEKEEPERS ~ PART TIME BEEKEEPERS ~ COMMERCIAL BEEKEEPERS
WIRRABARA PRODUCERS MARKET
Honey ~ Bees Wax ~ Candles ~ Beeswax " Wrappa" Wraps
Due to community request we are back at the Wirrabara Producers Market on the 3rd Sunday of the month 08:30 ~ Midday
October 15th ~ November 19th ~ December 17th
LAURA FOLK FAIR ~ 2018 ~ APRIL 7 & 8
Curated Beekeeping Exhibition ~ "The Rangelands Of The Northern Beekeepers"
We invite you and your family to visit our local Southern Flinders Ranges Region during April 2018. Our local community, hosts the annual 2 day "Laura Folk Fair" . Its an easy 2.5 hrs drive north of Adelaide. Come for a day or stay overnight as there are lots of local accommodation options in the region including camping , B & B's , cabins , hotel/ motels as well as hosted family farm stays. Entry is a gold coin donation which assists in providing free entertainment for the Fair goers . Generous sponsorship support also enables the amazing fireworks display on saturday night as well as other free activities over the weekend making the whole weekend a true weekend for all ages.Expressions of stall holder interest / applications are available on the Laura Folk Fair website opening Sept 1st and closing in November
You will find us in the Laura Archives Building along with a curated historical beekeeping exhibition " The Rangelands Of The Northern Beekeepers " sponsored by Adelaide Beekeeping Supplies and Laura Gardens Bees. The curated exhibition open during MAY 2018 jointly celebrates South Australian History Month & National Honey Month with a prelude opening for the 2 days of Laura Folk Fair . The exhibition follows the history of beekeeping in the region from the 1800's through to today including photographs, Golden North Honey packing facility in the old flax mill, oral histories and selected historical exhibits. Live bee observation hive will be visiting the exhibition on the schools visit day in MAY only.
Honey, Bees Wax, Candles, Wax Wraps from Laura Gardens Bees / Hoskin Honey / Biles Apiculture will be available from the archives building April 7 & 8
27TH - 30TH JUNE 2018 - Queensland Australia
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Hi - The education section of our website is currently being updated to reflect the new codes and standards for Australia/ South Australia - new content will be online shortly - Thanks
Lorraine & Marty
GILBERT BEEKEEPING / LAURA GARDENS BEES - HONEY & BEESWAX
Martin & Lorraine Gilbert operate "Gilbert Beekeeping " and " Laura Gardens Bees " South Australia.
As migratory beekeepers we travel SA with our bees providing pollination services and allow our bees to forage on nectar sources to produce premium SA honey.
The facets of our commercial business include:-
• Commercial Pollination - SA wide
• Bulk Honey - domestic & commercial
• Bees Wax - domestic & commercial
Honey & Bees Wax - contact Lorraine 0417824739 .
We support beekeeping in South Australia through:-
- Promotion of S.A. regulations and requirements for beekeeping and Australian National Standards for beekeeping and food production.
Mentoring of young beekeepers entering the industry.
Advocating effective biosecurity practices
Encouraging innovative beekeeping practices, management and skills.
Production of South Australian artisan honey
Community advocacy and the right for persons paying for beekeeping education/ mentoring in SA to be assured the educator is able to demonstrate a level of competency equivalent to the national minimum education standard of AHC32016 - 12 core units. ref education section