My name is Dr Margriet Dogterom and am the founder and owner of Beediverse. I write this blog for all who love bees and who want to learn more about these wonderful creatures.

I am on the ferry to Salt Spring Island.  It is a nice trip.  And relaxing.  First a coffee, maybe a late..

I am really looking forward to tasting pieces of apple pie with different variety of apples.  Where else can you do that! Last time I was at the festival, there were 6 varieties of apple pie to choose from . This time there are likely going to be more varieties to choose from for tasting.  But before apple pie tasting, the community hall has to be set up with the more than 300 apple varieties.  I will have a table for setting up Quicklock trays and mason bee houses, and another table for “show and tell”.  I will be doing a washing demo and show people how easy it is.

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