BBC News Video: Learning to be a bee farmer's apprentice

"Bees are a crucial part of our ecosystem - but the number of keepers tending to them is in decline. To help revive interest in the industry, the Bee Farmers Association introduced an apprenticeship scheme to give young people the skills to make a successful career. Rebecca Marshall, 26, was among the first people to take part in the scheme, and the BBC's Jeremy Stern went to meet her. "

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping