The Monk and the Honeybee (dvd)

Title:      The Monk and the Honeybee (dvd)
Categories:      Video-DVD
BookID:      101
ISBN-10(13):      5060067940454
Publisher:      York Films
Publication date:      2005
Number of pages:      0
Language:      English
Price:      0.00
Rating:      0 
Picture:      cover

The remarkable story of Brother Adam, the legendary Benedictine Monk, who devoted his long life to a quest to breed the perfect honeybee. Working from his monastic cell in Buckfast Abbey, Devon, Brother Adam created an incredible global enterprise. He collected genetic material from Europe, the Middle East and Africa from which over 70 years, he synthesised his world-beating Buckfast superbee - culminating in an expedition to hunt the elusive black bee of Kilimanjaro. Filmed in Buckfast apiaries, Germany, Sweden and Tanzania, The Monk and The Honeybee combines biography and adventure with science and natural history.

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The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

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visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping