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Job diary: I've been a beekeeper for 4 decades, co-founded an urban bee non-profit, and now I work at a hotel connecting the community through beekeeping

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Julia Common, 66, started her beekeeping career four decades ago working at The University of Manitoba, where she first fell in love with honeybees; her bee-related education includes earning her BSc & MSc agriculture, and Bee Master and BCHPA instructor certifications.
She co-founded "Hives for Humanity" with her daughter Sarah - a non-profit organization that connects people to nature, community, and themselves through beekeeping.
People visit Julia on-property from all over the world to come see the bees in the property's four hives, which house approximately 250,000 total bees...
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