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Top Free Beekeeping Podcasts


We have updated our list of free Beekeeping podcasts. Here is a list of current beekeeping podcasts, we think are useful. If you know of any other Beekeeping podcasts that are not listed. Please get in touch and we will add them to the list.

Podcasts are a great way to pass the time when you exercising or building frames. Check them out, I listen to podcast on my way to work. Nothing like learning while stuck in the Auckland Traffic. Didn't Zig Zilgar call that “Automobile University”?

These shows all have had new content in the last three months. If you like the podcast be sure to email the owner or leave an iTunes review for them.

Not sure what a podcast is, check out our article “What is a Podcast?

* Shows are listed alphabetically, no favorites here 😀

This list was last updated 20 Feb 2017

Bee Smart

This is a new podcast by the team over at Bee Smart, the podcast involves laid back chats about the world of bees and what’s going on in the world of bees and beekeeping.

It’s currently hosted by the Beehooligan's who are Tony “Big Bear” Sandoval, Jeff “JP the beeman” Armstrong, Bruce “Schawee” Scharwath and last but not least, Anthony “Antnee G” Gaines.

Bees and Stuff

Lauren and Andy from Jennings Apiaries
Lauren and Andy from Jennings Apiaries

This is podcast brought to your by Lauren and Aaron from Jennings Apiaries in Ruston in Louisiana. Its a podcast aimed at hobbyist, sideliner and small scale commercial beekeepers interested in bee friendly hive designs and the practical side of the beekeeping business and marketing. Check it out 🙂

The Barefoot Beekeeper

The Barefoot BeekeeperPhil Chandler's podcasts are on many topics, but usually revolve about keeping bees in the most natural way possible. Phil advocates Top Bar Hives, but many of his techniques and practices could be adapted for other types of hives. Phil lives in the Cornwall region of England.

He is passionate about the bees and the environment, all his shows include some great topics and things to ponder.

Listen to our interview with Phil HERE.

The Beehive Jive

This is a brand new podcast from South London, Beekeeping friends Tracey and Paul chat about bees and their beekeeping experiences. The first episode was very positive, I',m looking forward to hearing the next episodes as Summer and the Beekeeping season starts again.

The Beekeepers Corner

BK CornerA great podcast from Kevin Inglin who lives in New Jersey, USA. Kevin does a lot research for his shows. So you will learn lots of great information about recent conferences and released studies.

Highly recommend you subscribe to the BK Corner podcast and start enjoying the “Kevin Moments” :).

Treatment Free Beekeeping with Solomon Parker

treatment_free_beekeepingA new podcast from Solomon Parker who runs the Treatment Free Facebook page. He interviews beekeepers from around the world. If you want to know how to go treatment free check out this podcast.

You can listen to our interview with Solomon HERE

The kiwimana Buzz…Beekeeping Show with Gary and Margaret

kiwimanaWell of course we have to mention our own Beekeeping podcast 🙂

Our beekeeping podcast recorded in the hills of West Auckland in New Zealand, we talk to beekeepers from around the world. Discuss Beekeeping news and give tips and tricks about beekeeping using mainly organic methods.

Other fantastic podcasts

That don't release new shows as often 🙁

These shows are not very regular but still have some fantastic past shows, it's well worth checking out their back catalog of shows.

Thinking Bee Podcast

Last Podcast released in Feb 2016.

This podcast is run by Stuart Ratcliff; sadly he hasn't released a new show in the last Eleven months.

Stuart’s podcast is a beekeeping and agricultural centered podcast, where he talks with other beekeepers and people involved in other areas of agriculture.

Honey Bee Man

Honey Bee ManLast Podcast released in 2007.

This is a great series that Mark the Honey Bee Man recorded back in 2007, he goes through ten lessons in getting started with beekeeping. It may be old, but hey we are all using 200 year old beehives. I recommend the series for anyone starting out with beekeeping.

Gone, but not forgotten

Organically Managed Beekeeping

Organically Managed Beekeeping Podcast

Last podcast was released in 2013.

Craig's podcast was fantastic, he interviews some great guests from the treatment free world. He also discusses his bees and issues he is having with them. The sound quality is great and he finds some great guests.

His website is now offline, but you can still listen to most his shows over at on this LINK.

Gary Fawcett

Gary enjoys designing new kiwimana products which we sell through our on-line shop.He is passionate about saving the Bees and encouraging urban beekeeping.Gary loves to write about issues that affect the Bees and our environment.He is also into tramping/walking in the beautiful New Zealand bush.
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