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Terra Love and the Bees

Sometimes all it takes are a few words of encouragement…

I was at the counter at Hudson Valley Bee Supply in Kingston, NY, buying a huge  jar of raw honey and some Calendula & Beeswax soap... I was all jazzed up from the all day course I had just taken called ‘Starting Right with the Bees,’ taught by the owners of the store, Jorik Phillips and Megan Denver.  I had always thought it would be AMAZING to keep bees, but, you know, the circumstances would have to be perfect. When I had read all the right books, had taken all the right classes, hooked up with the perfect mentor, got all the perfect equipment and had followed an experienced beekeeper around for a few years, then, maybe I could take on my own hive. 

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