Beekeeping is an enjoyable and sometimes profitable hobby.  The benefits include exercise, time outdoors, honey, pollination, and the satisfaction of doing something good for the local ecology.  If you are interested in beekeeping, please check out the links listed below to learn more.

What is the minimum necessary beekeeping equipment?

The best free online manuals on beekeeping:

Beekeeping in Tennessee

MAAREC Beekeeping Basics

Excellent plans for building hives and equipment:


Beekeeping suppliers we use:


Brushy Mountain Bee Farm

Walter T. Kelley Company

Rossman Apiaries