Tour a Beehive and Taste Honey with a Beekeeper and Biologist

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The Deal

  • $50 for one admission to a beehive tour and honey-infusing workshop with Véronique Perrot
  • This workshop is for adults only; participants should wear light-colored clothes.
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

Groups meet at The Wylde Center, a non-profit educational center focused on sustainable urban living, organic gardening, and nutrition.

Each event is capped at 10 purchasers.


What You'll Do

There's a metropolis hidden within the Wylde Center's Oakhurst Garden—its citizens just happen to be bees. Under the guidance of Véronique Perrot, guests explore hive society while learning about the lives and social structures of bees during an informational session and tour. Throughout, Véronique also delves into the impact bees have on the world, discussing everything from pollination to how wax and honey are used in beauty products and supplements.

  • Learn About Pollination
    Walk through the Oakhurst Garden, where Veronique points out common pollinators and flowers.

  • Peer Inside the Hive
    Inspect different hives, sample raw honey, and see how bees make wax.

  • Get Hands-On with Honey
    Make a small jar of ginger-infused honey to take home.


Your Host

Veronique Perrot Véronique Perrot
Beekeeper and Biologist

For biologist Véronique Perrot, every garden is a laboratory. Amid the soil, the Paris native cultivates plants, studies bees and chickens, and experiments in attracting pollinators using experience and reverence gained while earning her PhD in Evolutionary Biology. To share her expertise, Perrot not only writes for science journals, but teaches about her passions at the non-profit Wylde Center.



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In a Nutshell

Véronique Perrot reveals how bees work in the hive before offering honey samples and teaching guests to infuse honey with ginger

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 27th, 2014. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservations required prior to attending event. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 6 participants or experience subject to cancellation. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Gratuity included. Guests should wear light-colored clothing. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.