Donald Studinski’s Beekeeping Mentor In A Book is perfect for complete beginners and experienced apiarists alike. With actionable insights rooted in real experience and wisdom from Donald’s extensive career, your hive will thrive with the helpful knowledge you’ll gain here.
Want a mentor to guide you through your first year of beekeeping with no chemicals? This book is for you. Complete with 248 pages and 222 illustrations, you’ll get both a month-by-month guide (every other chapter covers a specific month of the year and chapters in between offer a deep-dive on related tasks and topics) as well as in-depth exploration and guidance on the most important issues beekeepers face throughout the year.
Donald’s years of experience shine through examples which are both relatable and cleanly organized. Far from a simple to-do list of tasks, Beekeeping Mentor In A Book brings you a well-rounded common sense guide to help you cut through the myriad of conflicting information surrounding Western-climate beekeeping.
About The Author
Don Studinski is a permaculture (sustainable and self-sufficient agricultural ecosystems) enthusiast and member of the board of directors at Living Systems Institute (LSI) where he applies permaculture philosophy to beekeeping. Apiaries under Don’s management are located from Centennial to Fort Collins, spanning about 100 miles. Don’s business, Honeybee Keep, manages Colorado’s first Certified Naturally Grown apiaries. Don’s beekeeping articles have been published in Bee Culture magazine and on-line at Honeybee Haven, Peak Prosperity, Bee Informed Partnership and Selene River Press.