Robins Bay Bee Club’s First Hive Donation

Former Peace Corps Volunteer Ann Bruce, Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer Tom Hebert and Yerba Buena Farm collaborated to start this natural beekeeping club in 2012.  The training apiary was made possible through a grant from the USAID/Peace Corps Small Project Assistance program.  This is the only sustainable top bar beekeeping cub in Jamaica.  It has been wonderful…

Intern Taylor McMahon Teaches Top Bar Hives!

Summer 2013 intern Taylor McMahon returned this past summer to help us work on starting an accredited bee school.  She also researched ways for Jamaica bee farmers can go to America and Canada and work for large commercial beekeepers. And here she is at a Sustainability Workshop in America, teaching attendees about top bar hives….

Internships for 2012

We are announcing several internship opportunities that are available in 2012.  These internships support important ongoing projects in top bar beekeeping, shiitake and oyster mushroom cultivation, and research in natural pest protection.  We do non-certified organic farming and are committed to sustainability in all of our endeavors.  Without the energy, new ideas and time that interns give, these…