St Just, Cornwall. 01736 788454

It’s been a difficult wet and windy winter for our bees. They are currently clustered tightly in a state of semi-hibernation, but on the last dry day, activity from all 5 hives was seen, which means that so far they are all overwintering well.

We do not artificially feed our bees unless absolutely necessary, as we believe feeding sugar has all kinds of negative implications for their health and well-being. So far they are happily munching their way through the extra honey stores of their own which we leave on for them.

 

Top bar hive at Bosavern Community Farm

Top Bar Hive being renovated at Bosavern Community Farm

We have been donated a lovely top bar hive by the Cornish Black Bee Company which we will be restoring over winter ready to catch a swarm in the spring to increase our stocks.

  • Veg boxes 2nd June 2017
    Pictured above is a standard veg box at £10, containing potatoes, chard, mixed herbs, spring greens, cauliflower, mixed salad leaves, courgettes, and rhubarb.The small box, at £6, contained potatoes, chard, courgettes, cauliflower, and mixed salad leaves.
  • First tomatoes of 2017
    On Saturday 27th May we picked our first tomatoes of 2017, the earliest we've ever managed, due to a mixture of experience and good weather. 135g of Sungold, not enough to sell in the shop, but they were very tasty! We hope to have plenty more soon...Imogen Polytunnel full of tomato vines.The first few Sungold […]
  • Lena
    Lena, from Germany, left the farm yesterday after three weeks with us, and we'd also like to thank her for her help.Lena planting onions, with Martin, Andy and Rob spreading compost in the background.

Bosavern Community Farm,

St Just,

Penzance,

Cornwall,

TR19 7RD.

01736 788454

info@bosaverncommunity
farm.org.uk

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