Tag Archives: California

Beekeeping’s A Family Matter – Taking Home Their First Hive – Adopt A Hive

While I was on my business trip to China in January Mark contacted me saying that him and his family would like to get started in beekeeping and want to know where to start. While I was thousands of miles … Continue reading

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New Beekeeper Christina and Her First Hive – Adopt A Bee Hive

Christina from San Jose this weekend ventured into the world of beekeeping by adopting a healthy growing single medium hive. The colony has a good population and when we opened up the hive we can see that the bees are … Continue reading

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Cherries and Bees

Started our family day out today with a 1.5 hour drive into Brentwood for some cherry picking at Maggiore Cherry Ranch (Directions: 580 east, exit Vasco Rd towards Brentwood, turn right at Camino Diablo, and almost immediately it’s on your … Continue reading

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Adopt A Hive – Stanford Lathrop Hive Relocating To Nevada City

It has been a few weeks since Slava and Tad contacted me regarding adopting a hive.  So I provided them with a list of equipment to order although Tad seem to already know what he wanted. Tad was very excited … Continue reading

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Adopt A Beehive – New Home With Much New Forage

Saturday morning was perfect for a beehive delivery and a quick beekeeping 101 lesson with Ali and Kat. Drove into the hills and not seeing much for the bees to forage on but when I drove up to their house, … Continue reading

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Aquan Sports Owner Adopts A Hive

The benefits of beekeeping have been wonderful and I’m not talking about the reward of getting honey from the bees. Through the years I’ve met many cool people including CEO’s, VP’s, Venture Capitalists, and owners of various companies in the … Continue reading

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Pallet Bees Adopted

John from San Francisco drove all the way down to adopt the queen and bees that we rescued last night (blog post below this one). He will be combining them with a strong queenless hive. Thanks John for adopting this … Continue reading

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