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5/14/2012

The Bees are Back!

After a winter of being well wrapped up, the COC's honeybees are back outside on the roof of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, and getting busy for another honey-making season.

Beekeeper Fred Davis tells us that the hives look healthy and...

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4/1/2012

Baby Bees Doing Well! (No Fooling)

Beekeeper Fred Davis updates us on the honeybees that live on the roof the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts:

I was very pleased to see that all our hives made it through the winter this year. I realize we had it easy this winter but, with the standard loss in Ontario being upwards of 30%, I was worried things might not have turned out as well as they have. Today, April 1, was the first chance I had to take a quick look inside the

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2/15/2012

Catching up with the Honeybees

Actually, it wouldn't be hard to catch up with our honeybees, as they're not going anywhere! In fact, they're all wrapped up and protected from the winter cold, awaiting their 2012 season debut in late April.

Last fall, beekeeper Fred Davis harvested the honey from our seven hives. Watch the delectable honey get extracted in this video, hosted on COC Radio, filmed and edited by Fred's brother, Richard Davis.

Thanks, Fred and Richard!

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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001

 

 

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