Basket Hive Weaving Workshop @ İzmir

For the Love of Bee! have joined Bugday Derneği during the "Live and Let Bee Ecological Beekeeping Training" 4-7 December 2017 , at the Ugur Mumcu Cultural Center with the Ske- weaving workshop.
30 participants from various cities across Europe and Turkey have joined a workshop for 3 afternoons to weave their own skeps. The horizontal basket skeps often used in the warmer regions of Turkey have ceased to exist in the modern beekeeping practices. In this workshop a collaborative effort was put into learning a traditional method of creating natural hives for honeybees. The horizontal hives of 25 cm of diameter by  80 cms length long were produced with the guidance of a local basket weaver from Aydın.
Bee centered beekeeping practices emphasizes the importance of  local traditional practices which suits the local bees and climate conditions better than the standardized hives.

Our vision
Raising awareness among young people for the sustainability of ecological balances and
To contribute to raise a generation sensitive to the nature through art.

Our Objectives

To inform the participants about the bee-nature-human relationship;
To support the participants to shape their knowledge by using original and individual expression
and allowing them to create a work together;
To share these works with greater public through exhibitions.