In this Galena Farms Beekeeper Feature episode, we feature Deran Coe from Raleigh, North Carolina, and asked him to share his beekeeping journey of 3 years.
He delves into his initial steps into beekeeping, the learning curve, and overcoming fears associated with handling bees.
Deran highlights his experiences with a local organization call Buddha Bees aimed at increasing bee populations by offering hives and mentorship.
He candidly shares the challenges and mistakes made, particularly in splitting hives, and emphasizes the importance of community support and selecting healthy bees.
His goal is to grow his beekeeping endeavors to become more independent and maintain a healthy hive population on his property.