Tag Archive: Bees


Beekeeping Workshop

By Bee Sustainable Moderator on August 15, 2017

Robert Redpath, proprietor of Bee Sustainable, will conduct a workshop to introduce prospective bee keepers to bee keeping; the basic knowledge required and tasks to complete to get started with a bee hive. At the conclusion of the workshop participants will have a basic understanding of: Bee behaviour The major tasks in hive management The […]

Late Summer Hive Check: Should We Take Honey?

By Bee Sustainable Moderator on March 3, 2016Leave a comment

We thought it would be a good time to start up our beekeeping blog again – after a hiatus of a few years – to post some late summer advice as autumn is now officially upon us. We hope to keep these blog posts regular and informative – it’s our form of “after-sales service” and […]

Preparing your hive for winter

By Bee Sustainable Moderator on April 15, 2014

It’s practically winter and hopefully your hive has given you enough honey to hold you over till next year. Now as May approaches we must prepare the hive so it can make it through winter in a strong and healthy condition and be ready for next spring. This is a critical time to prepare your […]

Welcome

By Bee Sustainable Moderator on April 29, 2010

Quality food making equipment and supplies for sustainable living Bee sustainable provides specialty supplies and knowledge for beekeeping, cheese making, baking and food-preserving enthusiasts. We provide expert support through the trials of getting started on your path to kitchen and garden self-sufficiency. Bee Sustainable is for creative and resourceful people who value health and a […]