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Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary

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Learn the A-Bee-Cs

My father, wife and I learned the ABC's of bees last week at Canadore College while we were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerry K
UnBEEleiveable

Had a great educational time at the sweet honey festival. Lots of good displays and thanks to Glen... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Matt M
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The Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, home to honey bee hives, will be used for Canadore College’s beekeeping-related programming, as an educational resource for primary and secondary schools and by local organizations. Join us for honeybee...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1 College Dr, Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 0A9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My father, wife and I learned the ABC's of bees last week at Canadore College while we were cottaging in the Parry Sound area. I would highly recommend this for both kids and adults. Peter Istvan gave a very interesting and informative presentation on bees,...More

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Peter I, Owner at Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a pleasure to have you visit and enjoy the honeybee experience! Thank you for coming and sharing! Bzzz,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great educational time at the sweet honey festival. Lots of good displays and thanks to Glen Burney and Trestle for the peckish and thirsty!

Thank Matt M
Peter I, Owner at Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming and sharing is the honey bee festivities! Was an awesome day! Bzzz

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the delightful privilege of visiting and touring the Parry Sound Apiary at Canadore College this past weekend as part of the Sweet Honey Festival. It was so much fun. I was able to learn so much about bees and honey making - and...More

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Peter I, Owner at Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Treated like a Queen bee, indeed! Thanks for coming to the Parry Sound and Area Community apiary and enjoy the Sweet Honey Festival. It was a fun day for sure! Bzzzz.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was able to enjoy the Community Apiary at Canadore College with the Job Path course. We were so grateful to receive Peter's knowledge of honey bees and experience the apiary hands-on! We especially loved hearing about the process of new queen bees and how...More

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Peter I, Owner at Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much, that was fun to hold a male bee (they don't have stingers). Always a pleasure to share the fascinating world of honeybees! Bzzzz

Reviewed August 21, 2018

I have had the privilege of observing the apiary for several months now. There is so much we can learn from these intelligent creatures! The information provided by Peter and Laura is quite thorough and fascinating. I learn something new every day! I recommend this...More

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Peter I, Owner at Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Appreciate your comments and glad that you have enjoyed learning about the magical world of honeybees! Bzzz

Reviewed August 13, 2018

I had visited the community apiary by myself a few times since it has been open and have always loved watching all of the busy bees. Last week, we went and were able to catch Peter about to do some monthly maintenance on the hives....More

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Peter I, Owner at Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thanks so much for coming and learning about the fascinating world of honeybees! Appreciate your visit, questions, and interest!

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I’ve taken my elementary class to the apiary for a few years in a row now. The presentation that Peter and Laura do is interesting and keeps kids’ attention! They loved all the artifacts that they can touch and hold! Depending on the weather, the...More

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ParrySoundApiary, Owner at Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

So awesome that you and your class visited and to be able to share with the kids the fascinating world of honeybees, visit the apiary, and of course do some honey tasting! Bzzzz

Reviewed August 9, 2018

One of our stops on our girls weekend with White Squall was a stop at Canadore College for a lesson on bees. Thanks to Peter I've come away knowing a lot more about bees and tasted honey from all around the world. I wasn't sure...More

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ParrySoundApiary, Owner at Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Hi, We were thrilled to be part of this weekend put together by White Squall. Glad you enjoyed your experience of learning about honeybees and of course some honey tasting. Bzzzz Peter

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Nice educational tour with tasting honey and a jar of honey free of charge. We spent 45 mins here. Really lucky to get a tour without making calls ahead of time. Probably due to our visit in the weekdays. Highly recommended !

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ParrySoundApiary, Owner at Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Thanks so much for coming, glad you enjoyed the experience. Bzzzz

Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Here for a kid- free weekend, we enjoyed an hour of bee education, apiary tour and honey tasting. Peter is passionate and knowledgeable as an expert bee keeper and instructor. Conversation about bees and bee/pollinator-friendly flowers have been slipping into our discussions since our visit!...More

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ParrySoundApiary, Owner at Parry Sound and Area Community Apiary, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

What a pleasure to have you visit us in Parry Sound and thanks for all the engaging questions. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit in Parry Sound. Bzzz!

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