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Honeybee: From Hive to Home, Lessons from an Accidental Beekeeper

Biography / Memoir

By: C Marina Marchese (Author)

Black Dog Publishing Ltd

Hardback | Nov 2009 | #181745 | ISBN-13: 9781579128159
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One woman's charming and personal account of abandoning the rat race to live blissfully as a beekeeper and honey entrepreneur – plus everything you'd ever want to know about bees.

Ten years ago, Marina Marchese fell in love with bees during a tour of a neighbor's honeybee hives. Surprised to find that allowing docile honeybees to crawl across her hands instilled a serene tranquility and comfort, Marina quit her job, acquired her own bees, built her own hives, harvested honey, earned a certificate in apitherapy, studied wine tasting in order to transfer those skills to honey tasting, and eventually opened her own business. Today, Red Bee Honey sells artisanal honey and honey-related products to shops and restaurants all over the US.


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