Gently removing the boxes of honey

Gently removing the boxes of honey


Off The Eaten Track recently had the pleasure of meeting Melissa Cartwright, owner and beekeeper of a local company called Mellifera Bees. Melissa makes amazing unprocessed honey from local hives located throughout the city and the lower mainland. You may have seen her awesome infused honey sold at local farmers markets and local boutique shops.

Melissa will be launching a very interesting and informative tour of her hives located at Le March St. George. The 2 hour tour is a fun and safe way to learn all about how bees make and store honey! You will be treated to an afternoon of touring through the inside of a bee hive, learning about bee behaviour, and of course tasting fresh honey straight from the hive!

Details:
Day: Sunday August 25th & Sunday September 15th
Address: 4393 St. George (corner of St. George & 28th)
Time: 2pm (tour is roughly 2 hours long)
Cost: $45 (includes hive tour and honey tasting)

Note on safety:
Melissa is a fully trained beekeeper and is an expert at handling bees. Head veils will be provided but full coverage clothing is recommended. This tour is not suitable for those with bee sting allergies.

Tickets available to purchase at: https://hivetour.brownpapertickets.com/
For more information please contact: Melissa@melliferabees.com

Honey gathered from the St. George & 28th Apiary

Honey gathered from the St. George & 28th Apiary


Lavender infused honey

Lavender infused honey


Busy Bees

Busy Bees


Melissa is an expert with her bees

Melissa is an expert with her bees

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One Response to Honey-Bee Hive Tour With Mellifera Bees

  1. […] Each hive provides its own specific kind of honey that’s influenced by what’s planted around; making the Melifera honey as distinct as the neighborhoods it comes from. From a hobby came hives and from these hives, the skies the limit. Best part, is you don’t worry about getting stung, Melissa handles that. […]

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