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Welcome to our new Apiary

NFDBKA’S New Apiary has come on leaps and bounds this year. Thanks to lots of volunteers, we’re proud to have a brilliant apiary for all members to enjoy.

Latest News

110 jars of honey donated

Bees for Good recently made their 2nd donation of local honey to two New Forest foodbanks. Thanks to the generosity of our beekeepers, over 55 llbs of gorgeous local honey was donated to the New Forest foodbank in Lymington and to the Ringwood Foodbank, supported by the Trussell Trust. Ringwood Food bank commented. “Ringwood Foodbank…

Make your own wax flower & rolled candle

Enjoy a morning, making your own wax flower. Aimed forthe total beginner or little experience. Bridget Knutson, from Somerset BKA has experience increating large displays at Bath & West show and theNational Honey Show. Bridget will also demonstrate different styles of rolledcandles, and how easy it is to make a rolled candle.

New Forest Show 2022

What an amazing return to our highlight of the year, I only wish we could have some counting systen to know how many thousand people came into the tent this year. With lots of interactive activities for children (some adults had a go to) Candle rolling, frame making, along wioth the Observation hive which was…

Bees for Good

With the cost of living crisis hitting hard, local food banks are an important part of the communities we live in. With more and more people relying on food banks, NFDBKA has come up with a good idea to help make a difference.  ‘Bees for Good’ is a new initiative from NFDBKA to donate local…