E8 - Honeybee health in Blueberries with Heather Higo

October 27, 2018

In this episode Heather Higo, UBC Honeybee Researcher, talks about her research on honeybee health during the blueberry blossom.  We also touch on queen rearing and overwintering queens.  You can purchase her royalty by getting in touch at heather.higo@gmail.com.  Enjoy!

E7 - Julia Common on Beekeeping without Fumagilin-B

May 18, 2018

Julia Common from Hives for Humanity in Vancouve, BC on bee health and beekeeping without the use of Fumagilin- B.



E6 - Wintering Outdoors with Peter Awarm

April 12, 2018

A conversation with Peter Awarm on overwintering in the Fraser Valley outdoors.


@The Honest to Goodness Farm Co.

E5 - Overwintering Indoors with Micheal Yaremcio

December 29, 2017

A great interview with Micheal Yaremcio, Commercial Beekeeper in Alberta, on overwintering honeybees indoors plus some darn good tangents.

E4 - Fall Prep with John Gibeau

August 25, 2017

Explore probiotics, EFB, and potential new environmental challenges facing bees.  In this episode we discuss Fall prep with Honeybee Center Founder, John Gibeau.

E-mail carolyn@honestfarming with feedback and ideas!

E3 - Nucs & splits with Bill Stagg

June 1, 2017

Bill Stagg on Nucs & splits, some great advice on buying nucs and a craft cider finish!



Demaree method: http://barnsleybeekeepers.org.uk/demaree.html

E2 - Spring Management with Eric Stromgren

April 10, 2017

In this episode we explore Spring management techinques with Eric Stromgren from the Northern Sunrise Honey Company out of Aldergrove, BC.  We cover what to do with your dead outs, when and what to feed, disease management and more!

Find Eric on Facebook as The Northern Sunrise Honey Company

Album Art: Veronica Davies @Veronica_davies_artist



March 27, 2017