BEE A BEEKEEPER at Fairmont Washington, D.C.
Since 2008, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts emphasized profiling the impact bees have on our world through a Bee Sustainable initiative. By advocating for bee health globally, Fairmont developed onsite honeybee programming and currently has more than 40 honeybee apiaries and wild bee hotels on property around the world.
Overnight accommodations for two in a suite
BeeTinis for two (specialty cocktail made with our rooftop honey)
Curated tour of hotel’s rooftop Bee Garden, Pollinator Bee Hotel and Herb Garden (based on availability and weather conditions)
A two hour session with a professional beekeeper from the DC Beekeepers Alliance to learn the basics of beekeeping
A complimentary one-year membership to the DC Beekeepers, which includes preferred access to course offerings, free loans of harvesting equipment and more
A $500 gift certificate for beekeeping supplies at Draper’s Super Bee Apiaries, Inc. http://www.draperbee.com/
$100 donation goes to the DC Beekeepers Alliance
Two Tickets to Mt. Vernon the former estate of President George Washington, to visit the pollinated gardens
A welcome amenity of Honey Walnut Bread (made with the hotel’s rooftop honey)
A booklet of honey-inspired recipes created by the hotel’s Executive Chef
A Visit to the hotel’s Pastry Kitchen, to observe chefs baking with honey
Packets of flower seeds for attracting pollinator bees (cosmos, zinnia, verbena, milkweed, lavender, phlox, mint, aster, black eyed susan)
Availability: Between Friday, June 01, 2018 and Wednesday, October 30, 2019
starting from $819 per night based on double occupancy and availability
Package is subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offer. Supplemental costs apply for more than two guests staying in the same room.