26 episodes

Join us as we journey into beekeeping while we learn to be the change, one hive at a time.

The Contrary Beekeepers Show Greg Burns, Dan Bokros, James Blask

    • Arts
    • 4.4 • 55 Ratings

Join us as we journey into beekeeping while we learn to be the change, one hive at a time.

    26. HIVE LIFE 2022 w/ Brucesbees & The California Beekeeper

    26. HIVE LIFE 2022 w/ Brucesbees & The California Beekeeper

    HIVE LIFE 2022- Collaboration Chat w BRUCESBEES, Bruce Jenne and THE CALIFORNIA BEEKEEPER, Jose Uribe for a conversation in CONTENT CREATION, GROWING A CHANNEL and WORKING TOGETHER to lift eachother up as we all strive to be the best version of ourselves.


    HIVE LIFE 2022 has made such an incredible impact on so many folks already. It was incredible to be surrounded by folks dedicated to being the change and being the lighthouse. #beethechange #beethelighthouse #hivelife2022 #community #beekeeping #collabchat #californiabeekeeper #brucesbees


    Most heartfelt thanks to Kamon Reynolds and Laurel Reynolds for all the tireless effort in orchestrating this event.


    Want to send us high fives, goodies or honey to spotlight on our show??


    Our mailing address is:
    Nature’s Image Farm
    PO BOX 1074
    Zanesville, OH 43702


    LINKS:
    Checkout this podcast episode on YouTube:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-r52KpxTno


    Bruce Jenne-
    Brucesbees YouTube Channel
    https://www.youtube.com/user/brucejenne


    Jose Uribe-
    The California Beekeeper YouTube Channel
    https://www.youtube.com/c/TheCaliforniaBeekeeper


    Website:
    https://uribehoneybees.ecwid.com


    Greg Burns-
    Natures Image Farm
    Interested in Nucs, Packages Queens or Supplies visit us on the web:
    http://www.naturesimagefarm.com/


    Check out Dan & Christie's Honey Adventures at:
    https://www.facebook.com/RedDogRanchOhio/


    Reserve your seat at the Hives For Heroes Benefit 3/5 Lincoln, NE:
    For more info and to order tickets visit:


    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hives-for-heroes-nebraska-beekeeping-conference-tickets-214456133067?aff=ebdssbdestsearch&fbclid=IwAR2yujtK4J5Puh7DZRZN8hEbzGF8UyBFfTJd1si7FJ3h9S3JFxcUqXM2TQ4

    • 32 min
    25. The Year Of Chaos...

    25. The Year Of Chaos...

    It's been one heckuva year for both Greg & Dan. Traveling the country, speaking engagements, a new farm, building a honey house, starting new bee yards, learning how to use 4 way pallets, big boy toys, learning from some of the greatest commercial beekeepers and the upcoming Hive Life Conference. Buckle up as we try to run down all the things that made 2021 a truly special year.


    Watch this Podcast episode on our YouTube channel over at:
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc0EjhHqEXi79zOsXDIIPDw


    Want to help support the show?


    Interested in Nucs, Packages Queens or Supplies visit us on the web:
    http://www.naturesimagefarm.com/


    Check out Dan & Christie's Honey Adventures at:
    https://www.facebook.com/RedDogRanchOhio/


    Dont forget to go check out Creative Ninja Jimbo over at:
    https://www.blaskmedia.com


    Want to send us some honey to spotlight or products to try?
    Please ship to:


    Nature's Image Farm
    PO BOX 1074
    Zanesville, OH 43702

    • 1 hr 10 min
    24. Jeff Johnson - Premier Foundation Co-Founder

    24. Jeff Johnson - Premier Foundation Co-Founder

    Today we're joined by Premier Bee Products Co-Founder, Jeff Johnson.
    From the Carwash business to manufacturing one of the fastest growing and trending beekeeping Foundations on the market, Jeff opens up and dives deep into building better business. What is Foundationally Better Beekeeping? How many quarters fit in a 5 gallon bucket? What does Ernest Hemmingway's "The Old Man and The Sea" have to do with any of it? Cast your line and let's find out!


    Be sure to check out Premier's YouTube Channel:
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsevjIOgA5_BqUBZrkolEfg


    Check out this interview over on YouTube:
    https://youtu.be/-ZUvXj0H1dw


    Want to help support the channel?
    Interested in Nucs, Packages Queens or Supplies visit us on the web:
    http://www.naturesimagefarm.com/


    Check out Dan & Christie's Honey Adventures at:
    https://www.facebook.com/RedDogRanchOhio/


    Dont forget to go check out Creative Ninja Jimbo over at:
    https://www.blaskmedia.com

    • 33 min
    23. Beekeeping SAVED My Life w/ Tennessee Tim Mccandless FULL INTERVIEW

    23. Beekeeping SAVED My Life w/ Tennessee Tim Mccandless FULL INTERVIEW

    At nearly 700lbs and ON DEATHS doorstep there was one thing that saved his life...The dream of BEEKEEPING again.
    Join us for this POWERFUL story on how one man made a deal with God to live a life worth living.
    Tim opens up and talks about his journey thru obesity, drug addiction and depression and how BEEKEEPING saved his life.
    Check out this podcast video here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPXFI4dS7wg


    You can find Tim on his Youtube Channel and Facebook Page linked below:
    Youtube:
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe-IhzAmruoLQdEGZP4Uy2Q


    Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Product-Service/The-Mccandless-bee-farm-112620753491812/


    We're now taking orders for 2022 BEES! Visit us at:
    http://www.naturesimagefarm.com/

    • 46 min
    22. Kamon Reynolds

    22. Kamon Reynolds

    For more on Kamon Reynolds
    Youtube Channel
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkoAuqRakc1TtvXxL4Kr76Q/featured


    Hive Life 2022 Info:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DL9Wwcl_oTs


    For more on Greg Burns, visit us on the web
    https://www.naturesimagefarm.com


    Our Youtube Channel:
    https://www.naturesimagefarm.com

    • 1 hr 48 min
    21. Bob Binnie Interview

    21. Bob Binnie Interview

    Join us for a conversation with Bob Binnie of the Blue Ridge Honey Company. In this video Bob Binnie talks about his beginnings as beekeeper, how he grew his business and what it takes to be a commercial beekeeper.


    Be sure to subscribe over at Bob's channel:
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDyga7OtRJSzHzXXXurYCmQ


    Interested in Packages, Nucs or Feeder Plugs? Visit us at:
    http://www.naturesimagefarm.com/


    Follow Dan Bokros over at:
    https://www.facebook.com/RedDogRanchOhio/

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

Data-man76 ,

Great info from folks figuring it out.

Between the 3 of them the years of experience may not bee a lot, but the wealth of knowledge they have accumulated can’t bee beat.
I always look forward to learning more every show, keep up the great work fellas.

Nemo Nemo ,

guys with no experience proving how dumb they are

listen to this podcast and then find a mentor who can actually know what they are doing.

sims2bavarotd ,

Keep em coming!!

Love the show keep it up fellas!

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