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French Hill Apiaries, begun in 1974 and located in the northern Champlain Valley of Vermont and New York, is one of the largest and most successful beekeeping operations in New England.

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We produce high quality liquid and comb honey that is sold throughout the region. My apiary is also noted for producing exceptional, locally adapted bees and queens, used by beekeepers and universities alike. I am a well known beekeeping educator, specializing in helping beekeepers set up and managing a sustainable apiary. If you would like to see what I’m up to in the world of honeybees, google my name.
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big apple beekeeping

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Big Apple Apiary Beekeeping Apprenticeship
Brand new rooftop apiary seeks 12 beekeeping apprentices for the 2012 bee season (April through October or November). Working in small teams, our apprentices will gain hands-on experience in both basic and advanced beekeeping techniques, with a focus on treatment-free and organic beekeeping, and have the opportunity to pay it forward and mentor next year’s students. Continue reading


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beekeeping with a wild heart @ Frey Vineyards

“If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.” – Albert Einstein

BEEKEEPING WITH A WILD HEART
PLEASE JOIN US FOR A DAY OF OBSERVATION AND EXPLORATION OF THE HEART, SOUL AND SCIENCE OF HONEY BEEKEEPING
Saturday, July 9, 10am to 6:30pm
with Paige Poulos of John Woolley Ranch, David Basile of Rudolf Steiner College & Michael Thiele of The Melissa Garden and Gaia Bees Continue reading