Esbjorn Aneer, who travelled from southern Spain, paid a week’s visit to help Faysal and his family to create a plan for a 3 hectare orchard which will provide fodder for bees throughout the year as well as a sustainable source of income from other products.
(18th January 2013)
An opening ceremony has been held for the Busy Bee Centre. The ceremony went down well with the local community!
(24th November 2012)
Following the success of last year’s event at the Small World Theatre in Cardigan, Jane has arranged another circle dance evening with live music, food, stalls and information. 7-11pm
(12th October 2012)
Jane had just returned from a visit to the beekeepers’ cooperative to determine the cooperative’s needs in time to attend a day’s training on beekeeping for strengthening livelihoods in developing countries when she will obtain guidance specific to the group’s needs.
(May – July 2012)
Displays were prepared for the Centre and the product labels printed for the cooperative’s products.
The guest house staff are proud that they have been awarded this eco-label after an extensive audit of their activities.
We feel honoured to have been selected by the judges of Trophées Maroc du Tourisme Responsable, although our project is still young.
(2nd April 2012)
Sophia Woodcraft helped beekeepers to make new products such as lip balm, to choose a logo and to begin planning for the “Busy Bee Centre”, a multipurpose centre with a small cafe for the processing and sale of bee products and to provide education for both local people and beekeepers as well as tourists.
(19th January 2012)
Lynne Ingram, on holiday from the UK, gave up a day of her holiday to assist beekeepers near Taroudant with marketing and product ideas. Said, our chief guide and biologist, assisted by translating.
(19th November 2011)
Meg Seymour, a Regional Bee Inspector from the UK, kindly gave up a day of her holiday to inspect hives and advise beekeepers near Taroudant on how to improve productivity (including disease control). Said, our chief guide and biologist, assisted by translating.