In this episode, Hilary Kearney of Girl Next Door Honey teaches Charlotte French and Zach Foley about catching a swarm. She also goes into detail about her business as a beekeeper.
Hilary Kearney is a full-time beekeeper in her hometown of San Diego, California. Her business Girl Next Door Honey provides educational opportunities for hundreds of new beekeepers each year. Her beekeeping exploits and unique business model have inspired people all around the world. She writes for Keeping Backyard Bees, authors the beekeeping blog Beekeeping Like a Girl, and maintains a popular Instagram account. When she’s not rescuing bees, teaching about bees, photographing bees or managing one of her ninety colonies… she’s sleeping and dreaming of bees.
Video of Hilary catching a swarm
Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast:
Hilary’s Intro to Beekeeping Class
Hilary’s Hive Inspection Class
How to Make a Swarm Catching Kit
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