Promoting sustainable beekeeping in Woodend and surrounding areas


The Woodend Bee-Friendly Society is a working group of the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group that seeks to promote the sharing of knowledge about beekeeping between aspirants, novices, and experienced beekeepers in Woodend and surrounding areas.  Woodend, Victoria, has a distinctive climate with long, cold winters and relatively short summers.   The main aim of this Society is to promote best practices for sustainable beekeeping in the local area. DSC_0020We meet every third Sunday 3-4.30pm at the Woodend Neighbourhood House. Contact: David Gormley-O’Brien on 0408 578 032 or

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WBFS July Meeting – Making your own mead

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“Life isn’t all beer and skittles,” sometimes it is mead too. In the next Woodend Bee-Friendly Society meeting will be exploring different ways of making mead from your honey harvested in Autumn.

All interested and aspirant beekeepers are welcome to join us at Woodend Neighbourhood House, Sunday 16th July, 3.00 – 4.30pm.

Please bring $5 and a small plate to share.