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Kim Flottum and his new co-authored book

Podcast: Common Sense Natural Beekeeping with Kim Flottum

Our podcast guest this week is Kim Flottum, long time beekeeper and author of more than 6 books. His latest book is called Common Sense Natural Beekeeping: Sustainable, Bee-Friendly Techniques to Help Your Hives Survive and Thrive. He co-wrote it with Stephanie Bruneau, who wasn’t able to join us for the interview.

Kim has been a USDA researcher, a vegetable farmer, and the Editor of Bee Culture Magazine. Our conversation follows his trajectory through all of those jobs and more.

Kim Flottum
Kim Flottum is most comfortable among bees.

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Kim Flottum and his new co-authored book

Resources

Get a copy of this great book here.

Read Kim’s past articles on Bee Culture Magazine’s website

Listen to podcast Kim participates in:

Beekeeping Today Podcast

Honeybee Obscura Podcast

Dr. Tom Seeley – Kim mentioned his work and we highly recommend his book Honeybee Democracy. It’s fascinating.

What’s a Layens Hive? Find out more here.

Honey B Healthy – a product Kim mentioned to help keep them healthy.

Interested in beekeeping? There’s a lot of information out there. Use “Natural beekeeping” or “treatment-free beekeeping” when you search for resources near you. There’s a big difference between natural beekeeping and conventional methods.

Check out that one time we did a swarm rescue in this video. Two more swarms visited the same tree in the same month!

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