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Today, we’re talking to Jessica Martin, co-founder of The Martin Hives Honey Company, a boutique honey company which she runs with her husband Sean Martin. Jessica is no stranger to pursuing her dreams with a brief stint as the owner of a local used-bookstore and her current day job as a realtor. She is proof positive that having an entrepreneurial spirit can successfully turn a hobby into a small business that’s lucrative and fun, especially when you’re the Queen Bee.

Today we talk about…

  • How Jessica started in beekeeping, and why local honey is the best honey.
  • The honey bee vs. all the other stinging insects about there. Hint: honey bees are the best.
  • Fun facts about bees and honey.
  • The best way to start your own hive as a hobby or a business.
  • A day in the life of a beekeeper.
  • How to turn a hobby into a business.
  • What it’s like working with your spouse.
  • Advice for fledgling beekeepers?

We know you’ll love it, show press play and let’s hit the road!

Connect with Jessica or buy some honey.

The Martin Hives

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