July 23, 2014

Behind the Veil: Ian Munger

Ian Munger Portrait

North Berwick [York County] Beekeeper Since: 2009 Hives: Currently 3 hives split between 2 rural apiaries; these from several hives combined in late fall. Day Job: Detective Beginnings: I have always been interested in bees. I used to go to the fairs to look at the observation hives. Beth, my wife, was at first hesitant, but now supports my bee habit. Lesson(s) Learned: I tend to always … [Read more...]

Thanks for the Memories: Stan Brown celebrates 90 years of life, 78 years with bees

Stan Brown -  Maine's Most Experienced Beekeeper

Heartfelt thanks go out from Stan to all the fellow beekeepers who helped him celebrate his 90th birthday (just a tad early) during October’s Cumberland County Beekeepers Association meeting. For those of you who don’t know, Stan Brown began beekeeping at the young age of 12 years when, as the fates would have it, he caught and began caring for a swarm. Of course, a lot has happened between … [Read more...]