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Get the Buzz on Bees

Get the Buzz on Bees

Taste local honey, watch some honeybees (behind glass) doing their stuff, and get schooled on mason bees.

>> Check out the Honeybee Festival

Science World

Watch honeybees crawling around on their frames in the observation hive in the Search: Sara Stern Gallery.

1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver, (604) 443-7440

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Honeybee Centre

Kids beekeeping workshops, tours, and local honey – even beekeeping birthday parties.
7480 – 176 Street, Surrey, (604) 575-2337

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Homesteaders Emporium

Beekeeping, backyard chickens, fermenting, cheese-making, soap making… you will want to do everything once you’ve visited this shop. Staff are lovely and helpful.

649 East Hastings, Vancouver, (604) 568-7675

UBC Farm

Open all week, have a wander. Kids farm programs and summer camps, as well as a market in the summer months.

3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver, (604) 822-5092

See Also

bee space

Community space of non-profit Hives for Humanity. Local honey, balms and salves.

580 Powell Street, Vancouver

Main Street Honey Shoppe

The city outpost of the Honeybee Centre, this shop has local honey, beeswax, natural bee products, and a colouring area for kids. Coming soon – an observation hive. Protip: Get your teacher gifts here!

4125 Main Street, Vancouver, (604) 879-6052

Image credits: All images from Hives for Humanity

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