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The Barefoot Beekeeper
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THIRD EDITION (2009)
A revolutionary book about sustainable, chemical-free, 'natural' beekeeping, with no heavy lifting.
The author strips away all complications, showing how you can make... More > everything you need yourself, even using recycled materials and simple tools: you do not need to buy any additional equipment at all!
"After reading The Barefoot Beekeeper I knew immediately I had found what I had been thinking about and searching for for years. It inspired me to immediately build several Top Bar hives and change my manner of keeping bees. ...read as much as you can about bees and beekeeping but do buy this one and follow it's suggested path." N, Spain
"...the best book out there as far as I'm concerned for those interested in pursuing sustainable beekeeping." MH, USA
"...a very helpful primer and a VERY inspiring discussion of sustainable beekeeping." CS
"...as an argument for sustainable beekeeping, the writing is unparalleled." G, UK< Less
Introduction to Natural Beekeeping
Are you thinking about keeping bees? This essay may persuade you to consider keeping them in a more natural way.
Natural beekeeping is a relatively new movement that aims to rediscover a... More > relationship with bees based on mutual support, rather than exploitation. Phil Chandler, author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, makes the case for this low-cost, low-impact approach.< Less
Balanced Beekeeping I: Building a Top Bar Hive
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Top bar beekeeping really is 'beekeeping for everyone' – including people with mobility problems, bad backs, or a general reluctance to lift boxes: there is no heavy lifting once your hive is... More > in place, as honey is harvested by the comb rather than by the box.
Top bar hives are good for bees, good for the beekeeper and good for the environment.
In this book, I will show you how easy it can be to build your own hive from scratch, using new or reclaimed timber and a few simple tools. If you can make a decent job of putting up a shelf, you can build yourself a fully functioning hive that bees will be proud to call home.
By the author of The Barefoot Beekeeper.< Less
So You Want To Keep Bees?
A short essay outlining a natural, low-tech, low-cost approach to 'back yard beekeeping' From the Author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, also available on Lulu.
How to Build a Simple Top Bar Hive
Easy-to-follow instructions to make a simple, functional top bar hive for beekeeping the natural way. Compiled by the author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, this book will get you started in beekeeping at... More > the lowest possible cost!
Packed with clear photographs and diagrams, almost anyone can build a top bar hive in a weekend - even if you have never done anything like this before.
This is the introductory-level hive-building book you need to get started in 'natural beekeeping' - and check out the author's web site at www.biobees.com for more free and low-cost information.< Less