Honey. Drizzled over a slice of fresh bread... or eaten directly from the spoon... is one of life's great pleasures. And with beehives springing up on urban rooftops, in next door's back garden – even schemes for adopting bees or renting hives – becoming a honey producer seems... possible. So how easy is it and what's involved?
By sharing the journey of 18-year-old beekeeper Orren Fox – who clearly remembers what it's like to be a rookie – you'll discover that keeping your own honeybees is easier than you think. Find out:
• How and where to set up your hive
• The tools & equipment needed to get started
• The job of inspecting your hive
• How and when to harvest your honey!
With delicious honey-based recipes shared by talented and resourceful chefs and cooks, including Honey & Co., you'll learn all about bees and their inspiring world of work and honey production. And may even be tempted to buy your first bee suit.