Gift Guide: For the Apiarist or Honey Bee Lover by

Issue 103 · Homeward Bound · December 20, 2013

Gift Guide: For the Apiarist or Honey Bee Lover

Issue 103 · Homeward Bound · December 20, 2013

Whether you know someone who dons the white suit and does the noble work of beekeeping, or someone whose relationship to bees is more one of admiration from afar, here are gifts for the bee-loving set.

  gift guide: for the apiarist or honey bee lover

Above: The Beekeeper's Bible ($35 from William-Sonoma) is the prettiest book on beekeeping I've seen. Perhaps not the best book for an expert beekeeper, it's a lovely primer for the armchair apiarists among us.

gift guide: for the apiarist or honey bee lover

 Above: A maple wood Honey Dipper; $8 from Alder & Co. Made in Vermont.

gift guide: for the apiarist or honey bee lover

Above: And the accompanying glass and teak Honey Jar; $35 from Alder & Co. Made by a husband and wife team in Thailand, committed to using wood from managed forests and leaving the it chemical finish-free.

gift guide: for the apiarist or honey bee lover  

Above: Stocked with a few essentials for getting started (smoker, fuel, hive tool, and bee brush), The Beekeeping Tool Kit is $49.99 from Grow Organic.

gift guide: for the apiarist or honey bee lover

Above: What's a beekeeper without her hives? The Painted Backyard Beehive looks like a perfect beginner hive; $349.95 from Williams-Sonoma.

For more bee-related gifts, see the roundup that Kendra put together last year: Gift Guide: For the Beekeeper.



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