February 27th, 2019

The bee block in the historical Babylonstoren garden is abuzz with invention! As an add-on to our traditional bee hives, this ingenious creation, which makes extraction a breeze, has left us even more in awe of the wonder that is honey harvesting.

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All a-buzz about raw honey

September 19th, 2018

All honey we use in the restaurant and sell in the farm store is raw and unfiltered, which has inspired the question from one of our visitors: What is raw, unpasteurised honey, and is it good for you?

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Diaries This | Workshops 2016

March 23rd, 2016

A new year brings a fresh start: to master a new skill, to do more of what you really enjoy. So join our gardeners and farmers for these workshops.

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The Bee’s Knees

October 2nd, 2015

You know that slightly rushed, panicked feeling that characterises most of our lives? It is no excuse. Bees have it too, in fact they live to be only six or seven weeks old. What they achieve in so little time is remarkable. Through their masterful pollination skills and their sexy little dances, they are responsible for over one third of all the food we eat.

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Grow Yourself at Babylonstoren – Workshops 2015

February 9th, 2015


7 October – The Secret Life of Bees 
Get a closer look at what goes on inside a beehive with local bee ...

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The Blooms & The Bees

November 4th, 2014

Warmer weather brings more buzz to our garden.  Cape honeybees are VIP residents on Babylonstoren, and are now hard at work foraging for pollen and nectar. ...

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Hard Workers

May 29th, 2012

Please meet the hard workers, without whom we couldn’t get our honey into our bottles, and into the farm shop!

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Bye op die Plaas

August 19th, 2011

Die week se hoogtepunt is die bye wat uiteindelik gisteraand gebring is deur ons byekenner Voytek.  Twee tydelike korwe in die steenvrugte boord om te ...

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