Tag: top bar hive

Sam Comfort Again

Sam Comfort Again

A neat video of Sam Comfort speaking at West Palm. I first met Sam over a decade ago in Boynton Beach. Over lunch, we talked top bar hives and natural beekeeping. He was raising queens near Port St. Lucie. And contemplating a different kind of […]

Top Bar Hive Design

Top Bar Hive Design

Interested in designing a top bar hive from scratch? My Build a Top Bar Hive page describes the process. Mogans Jensen has illustrated and detailed the process in Beekeeping with Apis cerana indica, an 80 page book. It’s for a different bee than our Apis […]

Top Bar Beekeeping in Paradise

Top Bar Beekeeping in Paradise

Jan Rasmussen is an adept top bar beekeeper who is obviously having fun and loving it. A great way to keep bees in paradise. If you like the video, you’ll like her site at ParadiseNectar.com. -bW

Build A Bee Hive Bed

Build A Bee Hive Bed

Just what is a bee bed? And why would anyone want one? Well, a picture is worth a thousands words. But here some of what comes to mind: it’s a great way to get some hive buzz and air for your health. a hide out […]

Musings On Beekeeping

Musings On Beekeeping

Musings on Beekeeping is one of my favorite blogs. Tom, a Honduran/American beekeeper has a unique perspective on: tropical beekeeping working with Africanized bees top bar hives mentoring beekeepers in Jamaica moderates the BeeSource.com top bar hive forum. He doesn’t post often. But when he […]

Michael Bush

Michael Bush

The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild recorded Michael Bush’s presentation. If you’re interested in natural beekeeping, take time to watch this 4 part series. While thinking of Michael, don’t forget his BushFarms website. It’s a natural beekeeping resource worth bookmarking. And Michael has published “The Practical Beekeeper” and […]

Sam Comfort

Sam Comfort

It’s been awhile since I’ve visited Sam Comfort. I met him while we were both in Florida, more than 5 years ago. Back then, he was raising commercial queens. And I was looking for a new and different experience before retiring. So, there was this […]

Yerba Buena Farms Jamaica

Yerba Buena Farms Jamaica

Need a change? How’s chilling out on Jamaica’s north coast sound? a little ackee and saltfish roast breadfruit and chocolate tea for breakfast catching a warm morning rain shower while picking fruit learn bees, top bar hives and some unique and tasty sustainable agriculture stew […]