Category: News

Grain Mills and Flour Milled to Order In Store!

Have you ever made bread with fresh flour straight from the mill? If not, stop by Bee Sustainable to try some freshly milled whole wheat, rye or spelt flour and taste the difference yourself. If you’re into bread making, freshly milled flour will take your bread to the next level both in flavour and nutrition. […]

Bees in the Garden video released

The beauty of bees and their connection with edible gardens in suburban Melbourne. This video indicates the possibilities for sustainable food production and introduces the Bee Sustainable business. Made by the Bender Kids

Cheese Making Kits Now Available

Cheese Making Kits from Mad Millie are now being sold at Bee Sustainable

Laneway Learning – Urban Beekeeping Course

Everyone loves learning, but most evening classes seem like such a commitment. Laneway Learning is different. At Laneway Learning cheap, informal classes are hosted in anything that takes their fancy. Robert of Bee Sustainable has done classes on Urban Beekeeping and the current program can be seen at Check all their offerings at

Honey Extractor for Hire

A two-frame extractor, newly purchased, for extracting honey is now available. It is hired out at the rate of $32 per day or $52 over a weekend ( take the extractor Saturday, return Tuesday). The extractor is made of stainless steel and is manufactured in Italy to high standards. The open top is covered with […]

Local Brunswick Honey

There is now local Brunswick honey for sale at Bee Sustainable. Local honey is said to be effective in dealing with hayfever and allergy problems where they may be due to pollen. The honey also tastes beautiful! It has been collected from a hive in the heart of Brunswick with great care in all aspects […]

Honey in Bulk Now Available!

Today Thursday was the first day that Bee Sustainable has had registration to permit the packing and sale of honey to customers. The council, as they should, are quite rigorous in ensuring premises are of a standard to allow the safe handling¬† of food; in this case honey. Great effort has been expended in understanding […]

Shop Open at 500 Lygon St. Brunswick East!

The shop at 500 Lygon St. Brunswick East opened on the 24th March 2011. All are welcome to visit and look at the range of items on offer. Opening hours are: Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm Saturday 9am to 4pm Closed Sunday and Monday

Shop Brunswick East

Bee Sustainable has found a location at 500 Lygon Street Brunswick East for a physical store. The fitout is currently occurring and the plan is to be open to the public in the second half February 2011. Advice will follow of the opening day closer to the event. Finally open on the 24th March 2011! […]

Self Sufficiency-Getting Started

The thought of embarking on domestic food production can be quite daunting. Where to start from the many options is the question. These options include: Growing vegetables Planting fruit trees Setting up a chicken coop Keeping bees Engaging in aquaculture There are many possibilities and while the options indicated will be mutually beneficial if all […]