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Jerry Draheim

Jerry Draheim

Jerry operates Honey Wind Farm in Nova Scotia, which currently has over 80 hives.

Jerry has been beekeeping since 1972 and has a BSc from the University of Minnesota. He has been selectively breeding honey bees that are suitable to the Maritimes, receiving and contributing genetic material for a variety of research and breeding programs. Jerry also teaches and mentors other beekeepers. He has worked with bees in many areas of Canada and the United States, as well as abroad in Nepal and Costa Rica.