Michael Jordan’s Beekeeping Journey – S2E16
I have a GREAT episode for you today. In this episode of the Small Scale Life Podcast, I interview THE Michael Jordan. Not the MVP basketball player, but a MVP of beekeeping and award-winning mead maker. Michael is a husband, father, teacher, bee whisperer and entrepreneur. I had such a good time and learned so much from Michael on the show, that there are times when I was speechless! I really appreciate the time he spent talking with me about his journey with mead, bees, businesses and teaching others. I am still blown away by this interview.
Because Michael and I had such a GREAT conversation, I have about three hours of audio! I am going to break his interview into two or three different podcasts for you. In this podcast, we are going to focus on Michael’s journey into beekeeping and mead-making, and we will also begin discussing the facets of a beekeeping business. Part Two will dive more into the beekeeping business and Part Three will have answers to questions provided by the audience about beekeeping issues. You won’t want to miss those shows!
In this podcast, Michael Jordan and I discuss the following:
- Learning the Craft and Making Connections
- Permaculture Voices with Diego Footer
- The Survival Podcast – Modern Homesteading and Prepping with Jack Spirko
- Journey Around the World to Learn
- How to Start Beekeeping
- Beekeeping – The Billion Dollar Business
- Know Your History: Stories of Vikings, Bees and Mead
- Thinking Outside the Box with a Beekeeping Business
Also, we discussed the Mobile Bee Swarm Trap in action!
Michael Jordan’s Links
Michael Jordan is a bee whisperer, mead-maker extraordinaire and a great teacher. If you want to learn more about beekeeping and mead-making, check out the following links:
- Permaethos Class on Beekeeping
- A Bee Friendly Company Facebook Page
- The Undergound Meadery Facebook Page – Must be over 21 years old
- Michael Jordan’s YouTube Video
- The Survival Podcast Expert Panel – Fridays on The Survival Podcast with Jack Spirko
- The Sample Hour Podcast – A special thank you to my friend Drew Sample for connecting me with Michael Jordan! Check out the Michael Jordan on The Sample Hour:
- Episode 119 – The Bee Whisperer – Michael Jordan
- Episode 125 – Hogtoberfest 2016
- Episode 138 – Getting Started with Beekeeping – Michael Jordan
- Episode 151 – Spring Beekeeping – Michael Jordan
- Episode 152 – Spring Beekeeping Continued – Michael Jordan
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