Ep. 30 Bee Swarm Essentials

Join Charlotte and Zach as they discuss catching swarms and the business of bees with Hilary Kearney of Girl Next Door Honey.

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In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends,  Charlotte French and Zach Foley  discuss catching swarms and the business of bees with Hilary Kearney of Girl Next Door Honey.

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 and 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.

Additional Resources:

Backyard Beekeeping

Hilary’s Intro to Beekeeping Class

Hilary’s Hive Inspection Class

Swarm Care – MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Books to Help on Your Bee Journey

Grit’s Guide to Backyard Bees and Honey

Queen Spotting

The Backyard Beekeeper


Our Podcast Team:
Carla Tilghman and Jessica Mitchell
Interview by Charlotte French and Zach Foley

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