Bosavern Community Bee Ed 2 Performing Pollinators

Bosavern Community Farm

We aim to create an education centre to teach the public in general, and specifically young people aged 11-25 about how important bees are to our lives, through lots of exciting activities at our farm and in school.

Visitor Information

Bosavern Community Farm
Bosavern
St. Just
Penzance
Cornwall
TR19 7RD

The people who helped create it will be invited back for special events. The local and wider community can enjoy tours and courses based around the bee garden. We hope that the bee's especially will enjoy our site :)

Get involved

Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

We welcome schools, home-school groups, youth groups, families and individuals to come and enjoy working on this fun and inspirational project. Contact Bosavern Farm on 01736 788454 or follow us on Facebook

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Photos of the site

Our 'unloved' area ...

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

School-Paint your Inner Bee!

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Kew Gardens Photographer visit

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Cornishman say St.Just is abuzz!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Bee mural and living trellis

Friday, July 8, 2016

Wild flower sowing #1

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Wild flower sowing #2

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Wild flower sowing #3

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Harvest celebration BBQ

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Harvest celebration signage

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Bee shed under construction

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Bee shed with mural

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Bee shed with volunteers

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Inside the new home for our bees

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Our mural from the Bee Ed Shed

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Bees in situ 2

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Bees in situ 1

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Bee drawing

Sunday, July 16, 2017

School visit 1

Sunday, July 16, 2017

School visit 2

Sunday, July 16, 2017

School visit 3

Sunday, July 16, 2017

School visit 4

Sunday, July 16, 2017

School visit 5

Sunday, July 16, 2017

School visit 6

Sunday, July 16, 2017

School visit 7

Sunday, July 16, 2017

School visit 8

Sunday, July 16, 2017

What we've been up to

What we did Date How many people took part Who was there
The bee garden is now starting to hit peak flowering , The green roof on our bee shed is also starting to bulk out nicely. Meets Fri 2-4pm 16/07/2017 - 15:00 25 Mixed ages
The first of our Cornish black bees are installed in their new observation hives! 01/05/2017 - 15:45 2 45 – 54 years
    Provide opportunities for beneficiaries to learn about Cornish native flora and the symbiotic relationship with native pollinators 02/03/2017 - 13:30 200 Mixed ages
Positive planting, enhanced bee knowledge for visitors and opportunities for young people to respond creatively to bee sounds. 01/03/2017 - 00:00 200 Mixed ages
Our beautiful Bee Ed Shed was installed on site by a team of volunteers, situated between the Living Mural and the bee-friendly wild flowers 24/11/2016 - 19:00 10 Mixed ages
Pond planted up, wildflower meadow sown, herb hexagon constructed. Next step, installing bee ed shed! 02/11/2016 - 15:15 30 Mixed ages
The farm open day included the sowing of bee-friendly wild flowers in one of our prepared beds on the newly transformed site 02/10/2016 - 10:00 40 Mixed ages
The Bumble Bee Conservation Trust have agreed to contribute to future workshops and education projects 01/10/2016 - 14:00 60 Mixed ages
The wonderful Trustees of West Cornwall Youth Trust have donate £500 to the Bee Ed Shed project, enabling us to buy child-sized bee suits. 19/09/2016 - 13:45 50 12 – 15 years
Community workshop to dig the pond and prepare the ground for the sewing of wild flowers. 30/07/2016 - 09:30 15 Mixed mainly families
Installation of the living mural. 08/07/2016 - 09:30 5 Mixed ages
Bee designing and painting workshop at Cape Cornwall school. 05/05/2016 - 15:00 30 12 – 15 years
Project talk for the local organic gardening group 05/05/2016 - 19:30 60 Mixed ages
Art workshop for local homeschooling group. 07/05/2016 - 10:45 15 Mixed mainly 12-25 years
Photo's and story so far, press released onto Grow Wild website detailing our project as a Showcase project :) 09/05/2016 - 11:45 2 Mixed ages
Come and join our talented Artist and paint a mural full of wildflowers, you can even design you're very own bee to add to it :) FREE TO ALL 24/06/2016 - 10:00 45 Mixed ages
Upcoming..Bee safaris, bee photo comp, bee arts and crafts, farm tours, cowshed cafe, ALL WELCOME, FREE ENTRY. 05/06/2016 - 12:00 90 Mixed ages
The Cornishman announces 'St.Just's abuzz with bee project', with a great pic of homeschool group with their bee's :) 05/05/2016 - 09:00 100 Mixed ages
21 3+4 year olds (plus teachers) made Seed Bombs with Grow Wild seeds and launched them on grey area under our solar panels, BIG FUN :D 26/04/2016 - 09:00 27 Mixed ages
Photographer Hugh Hastings sent by Kew to do press shots on farm. 26/04/2016 - 12:00 7 26 – 34 years
Two mums and ten home-ed kids came to farm and 'designed a bee' and painted it on slate, practice for the mural :) 29/04/2016 - 16:30 12 Mixed mainly families
Thanks to Cape Cornwall School who invited us to give a talk at assembly & to the class who gave us all a presentation on bees, good work :D 19/04/2016 - 08:30 150 12 – 15 years
Come along show your support, ask any questions and find out whats happening next :) 26/04/2016 - 19:00 65 Mixed ages
We welcomed Melanie from the Bumble Bee Conservation Trust to give a presentation with questions & answers on everything bumble bee related 11/03/2016 - 13:00 25 Mixed ages