by Brenda Embery, Miss November 2017
Becoming a beekeeper was not a fly-by-night decision. My dad had been a beekeeper and had been toying with the idea of getting hives again. I had been reading and going to classes about becoming a beekeeper but didn’t feel I was ready to take the plunge. After my mother unexpectedly passed away, I decided it was a good time to elicit his help to get me started and hopefully begin a healing process for both of us. Here’s a glimpse into a beekeepers world.