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Beekeeping course with Harald Hafner

29 May the 9:30 - 18 July to 17:00

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"Everyone should be interested in beekeeping, our lives depend on it ... .. "Guenther Hauk

The world of bees is fascinating. They provide us not only the sweet honey one of the healthiest foods in the world but are also responsible for a third of our food and the pollination 80% two agricultural crops. Without bees our world will certainly be less rich in species, cores, various smells and tastes. In recent decades the honeybee has faced problems and challenges that undermine both this variety as our food security, needing more and more of our help to improve their living conditions. Formerly every Thursday and had bees today, more than ever, we need many new beekeepers not only in rural areas, semi rural and gardens but also in urban areas.

Component with a serious and methodical practice, This is a general course and advanced specially designed by professional beekeeper Harald Hafner, main trainer of the Ecovillage of Janas where since 2013 has trained over 200 students (beginners, amateurs, curious and professionals).


Dates of General Course

- Module 1 | beekeeping I 29 e 30 of May

- Module 2 | beekeeping II 26 e 27 from June

Dates Workshops Practical Complementary Course

[They can be done individually by students either did not participate or have already made modules passed the general course]

- Module 3 (Optional) Workshop Bee Flora and biodynamic beekeeping 17 July

- Module 4 (Optional) Apicultural Products Manufacturing Workshop (varieties mel, jelly, Propolis, hidromel, cera, Cosmetics, etc.) 18 July



All people aware of the crucial importance of bees for human life and have curiosity about the subject or want to start or deepen knowledge of beekeeping activity. Participation open to beginners, amateur and professional experience who want to complement knowledge with Harald Hafner. Course taught in Portuguese.


Former | Harald Hafner

Harald is our master beekeeper election and who has been following from the beginning beekeeping in the Ecovillage to Janas, since the installation of our own hives to the evolution of swarms and bee products that we have developed. It has trained over 200 students Janas and has actively supported the development of the Teaching Apiary of Janas.


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29 May the 9:30
18 July to 17:00
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CESA | Ecoaldeia de Janas


Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio)
Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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