Our Team

East Coast Apiaries & Eco Tours's employees are highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to the care of both our honeybees and our beehives to ensure we produce only the highest quality honey available in the Mid-Atlantic states.

 

Each employee is carefully selected and trained to ensure they have a very high regard for nature and the roles we play as humans in caring for the environment, which in turn cares for us all.

 

Our training methods and daily operations are very caring, sensitive, and keeps at the forefront the needs of our employees as they work to serve customers and the quality of product expected by our many loyal customers and vending partners.

John Rosenbloom

Chief Apiarist / Operations & Tour Manager

 

Specialties:

  • Overall Apiary Operations
  • Apiary Oversight
  • Employee Training & Hiring
  • Guided Tours

 

Tenure with East Coast Apiaries & Experience:

  • Became a Team Member in June 2010
  • Hobbist Beekeeper for 15 years

 

John's Comments:

"Honeybees are a joy to work with every day.  Each hive has its own distinct personality, habits and traits.

 

"At East Coast Apiaries, we pride ourselves in providing the very best of care for our honeybees, using only all-natural beekeeping methods to achieve our goal of producing the best honey available—'Always Local, Always 100% Pure & Produced in America!'"

Carrie Hanson

Apiarist Apprentice 1

 

Specialties:

  • Flora Identification and Cultivation
  • Hive inspections / Maintenance
  • Natural Hive Pest Control
  • Apiary Maintenance

 

Tenure With East Coast Apiaries & Experience:

  • Became a Team Member in 2013
  • Garden Nursery Manager
  • Commercial Greenhouse Assistant
  • Hobbist Beekeeper For Four Years

 

Carrie's Comments:

"I love my job in that I work outside in nature and work closely with honeybees. The combination of exposure to nature and the miracle of working with honeybees as they produce delicious honey is a wonderful daily experience.  

 

"I could not think of a better way to make a living than what I am doing now."

In the Finest of High Quality, Old-World Italian Beekeeping Traditions

East Coast Apiaries & Eco Tours

 

623 N. Third St. 

Richmond, VA 23219

 

Phone: 1-888-440-5397
Email: ECHoney11@gmail.com

 

Or Use Our CONTACT US Form

Why Use Honey Instead?

 

As a very delicious food, honey is the perfect choice for many who

are interested in maintaining better health from a very natural source.

 

From your own GOOGLE search (Health Benefits of Honey) preview the following info outlining the many benefits of raw, unfiltered honey produced from local sources:

  • Prevent cancer and heart disease: Honey contains flavonoids, antioxidants which help reduce the risk of some cancers and heart disease
  • Reduce ulcers and other gastrointestinal disorders
  • Anti-bacterial and anti-fungal
  • Increase athletic performance
  • Reduce cough and throat irritation

Again, don't just take our word, do your own research to learn about the many benefits of the most natural and beneficial food on planet earth.  

 

In fact, honey has been used by humans for many thousands of years dating all the way back to Ancient African Egyptian Pharoahs and craftsmen and long before then.

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