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Young Women in Cities Lead Trend in Backyard (or Rooftop, as the Case May Be) Beekeeping

Listen to The Beekeeper Kim Flottum discuss the trend on NPR. See photos of women beekeepers.


The Beekeeper Kim Flottum was featured in an NPR story this morning about women in cities leading the backyard beekeeping trend. Check it out.

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Chris Pampo, above, wrote, when The Daily Green and The Beekeeper featured urban beekeeping recently: "When my son Julian was in kindergarten, he came home from school after learning about honeybees one day and announced that he wanted to be a beekeeper. He was in luck, because unbeknownst to him, I had been a beekeeper in the Peace Corps many years ago. It was just the excuse I needed to jump back in! We live in a residential neighborhood in Gainesville, Fla., and keep our hive in our backyard with our swimming pool, swingset, and 3 dogs. We plan on adding 2 more hives in February. My son is now 7, and we love our bees! My 2 year old is fascinated, too!"

See more amazing feats of urban beekeeping or celebrate women beekeepers!

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Kim Flottum is the editor of Bee Culture magazine.
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