Mr Funahashi, Japanese Beekeeper, plus ‘Bees, The Earth and Me’ screening
Date(s) - October 15, 2018
Time - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This is a third-party event not organised by Permablitz. We've added it because we reckon it looks pretty good!
A respected beekeeper from Japan, Mr Funahashi, will be the guest of honour a the October Permaculture Victoria Bee Group meeting. There will also be a screening of his film “‘Bees, The Earth and Me”
The screening will take place at the Phyllis Hore room attached to the Kew library. All are invited. Numbers are limited so please contact [email protected] to reserve your place and obtain location details. PcV Members $2, Public $5.
Documentary film ‘Bees, the Earth, and Me’ (97 minutes)
The untold story of a big circle contained in a grain of life~with English subtitles
The total volume of honey a bee collects in its lifetime is a single teaspoon.
To achieve this, it visits 3000 flowers every day. In doing so, 70% of the food we eat each day is pollinated by bees. Bees also give life to forests, which in turn provide the feed stock of the seas, hence bridging across all life on Earth.
But numbers of bees are in decline throughout the world and at risk of future extinction, presenting a threat to all mankind. Apiarist Yasuki Funahashi is tackling this threat head on, and challenging the world to unite behind the cause of bees.
Meanwhile, this TED talk gives a glimpse of his passion for the plight of our bees: