If you are coming to the Family Day on 21 June and intend learning how to make a skep, a  carefully designed domed basket used for centuries by beekeepers to house their bees, you may want to swat up a little in advance! (You’ll even learn why you are asked to bring a turkey’s thighbone!)

Here is a great resource, thanks to Modern Farmer:> How to Build a Bee Skep

And for those who wondered what Pieter Breughel’s picture – referred in the Modern Farmer article above – looked like, here it is:


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