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A Taste of Local Honey

A Taste of Local Honey

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I keep between 100 and 200 honeybee colonies spread throughout the Santa Monica Mountains from Pacific Palisades to Point Mugu. My goal is to make small batch specialty honey that highlights the unique nectars of this beautiful landscape.
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What we’ll do

This is your opportunity to get a first hand look into what goes into the production of local honey in the Los Angeles Area. From the meeting location we will caravan (5 mins) to my apiary, suit up, and get into the hives. As I guide you through a typical bee hive inspection, we will discuss the basics of honey bee behavior, the benefits and difficulties of making honey in the Los Angeles area,…

What else you should know

Beekeeping practice changes based on seasonal weather and condition of the hives. All guests should be willing to be flexible with their experience as we adjust to best accommodate the bees.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Honey tasting
Equipment
Beekeeping suit

What to bring

Water
Good clothing
Sun protection
Closed toed walking shoes
Pack lunch / snack

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Where you'll be

We will be meeting at the base of Zuma canyon in the western Malibu mountains surrounded by the native flora that makes our honey so unique. You will be beekeeping in a mixed citrus and avocado orchard in a working apiary with 10-20 active hives.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Bee stings are always a possibility. Please be cautious and prepared. If you have a known allergy, bring your own epipen.

More tips

Beekeeping practice changes based on seasonal weather and condition of the hives. All guests should be willing to be flexible with their experience as we adjust to best accommodate the bees.
Eli
A Taste of Local Honey
26 reviews
€61 / person
26 reviews
€61 / person