Bees with Ben Podcast

Daniel Curless, Curless Aussie Apiaries

Curless Aussie Apiaries, Lockyer Valley, Queensland. In a remarkable initiation into beekeeping, Queensland-based beekeeper Daniel Curless obtained his first ever hives in an unusual circumstance. “My first hives were found abandoned in a dry creek...

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Peter Gatehouse – Hill Top Hives

Peter Gatehouse from Hill Top Hives, South Gippsland, Australia. It’s quite uncanny, but there are many remarkable stories of transformation that centre on bees. It seems bees often enter someone’s life and a change in perspective. Even perhaps...

Bees with Ben Podcast

Adrian O’Hagan – The Bearded Bee

This episode I sit down with Adrian O’Hagan from The Bearded Bee, Melbourne. When I first came across natural beekeeping, I knew I had found my place in the world. I love technology (when used for good and not evil) and new ways of adapting and...

Bees with Ben Podcast

Beach Box Honey, Australia

Ryan Moloney (AKA “Toadfish” from Neighbours), Beach Box Honey, Australia. If there is a piece of fine art that sums up the experience of the Aussie suburbs like no other, it’s Neighbours. And while the soap opera has a swag of lovable and hateable...