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Beekeeping on Zurich’s Rooftops

Hosted by a member of the Zurich Spontaneous Activities Group
Culture & Entertainment
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Took place 2 months ago
Wed 30 Aug 18:00 - 20:00

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Since last beekeeping event has been so demanded, I have arranged a new one. This is the last one possible this year, before the bees go in winter mode.

In the middle of the industrial area of Altstetten, we climb on a rooftop where the bees of Wabe3 live. At this event you can experience the life of honeybees in Zurich, taste honey from the city and share a glass of Prosecco with other bee enthusiasts.

Price per person is 47.- and places are limited to 15 !


1. Introduction – The life of bees

How does a bee colony work
What is the aim of a colony
Why do bees pollinate
Why is biodiversity so important
Why do we keep bees in the city

2. Change of clothes (please wear long trousers and closed shoes for the event)

3. We take a look inside a beehive

What do the bees do in the hive
What is the function of the queen, worker bee and drone

4. Honey tasting

5. Share a glass of Prosecco

Meeting point will be communicated to registered persons. Registration on Protected content is mandatory to participate in this event.

Important: This event is taking place only if weather permits (no rain). Cancellation due to weather conditions shall be communicated 24 hours before the event.

Registration deadline: 23 August Protected content