Top Free Beekeeping Podcasts


Here is a list of current beekeeping podcasts, we think are useful. If you know of any new Beekeeping podcasts. 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 podcasts on my way to work. Nothing like learning while stuck in the Auckland Traffic. Didn’t the late Zig Ziglar 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?

Current Podcasts

These are current shows that have released new content in the last three months.

Beekeeper Confidential

Beekeeper ConfidentialThis is a great little podcast from Portland in the North America, Mandy presents a fun-loving podcast. She employs sounds effects to tell her story. I love the way she edits her interviews together with commentary #NPR Stylie. Fully recommend giving ‘Beekeeper Confidential’ a listen if you love beekeeping.

Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm Podcast

Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm PodcastIn this podcast from Leigh Knott from Five Apple Farms in North Carolina. Leigh discusses Sustainable beekeeping, bees, planting trees and shrubs for pollinators.

Beekeeping Short and Sweet

Beekeeping Short and SweetA Podcast by Stewart Spinks from Norfolk Honey in England, the shows are short and concise designed for beekeepers with short attention spans. My only comment would be the content seems pretty much focused on the UK. That seems to be Stewarts focus, but still an enjoyable listen.

Beekeeping Today Podcast

Beekeeping Today PodcastA fantastic show from the people behind Bee Culture Magazine. Hosts Jeff Ott and Bee Culture’s Editor-in-Chief, Kim Flottum bring you interviews and commentary helping you become a more informed and knowledgeable beekeeper.

Bienen podcast

Bienen podcastA podcast from Austria that is usually in German. Information and conversations about bees, bee colonies, nature, honey and beekeeping. For beginners and professionals From Vienna, Austria.

Honey, I’m Home

Honey, IA new show from Australia, has a great format and doesn’t take itself too seriously. The show is hosted by Jye Smith Benjamin Durie. It has interviews with local people in the Industry in Australia. Check it out today.

kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping Show

kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping ShowOur beekeeping show recorded in the hills of West Auckland in New Zealand, we talk to beekeepers from around the world. We also discuss Beekeeping news and give tips and tricks about beekeeping.


Pollination A podcast run by Professor Andony Melathopoulos from the Oregon State University. He interviews researchers, land managers and concerned citizens about Pollinator Heath. Its a great show that doesn’t only focused on Honey Bees.

Pollinators And Power

Pollinators And PowerThis podcast created by Terry Oxford, she interviews Beekeepers from around the world. Terry speaks with scientists, organic farmers, activist commercial beekeepers, landscape specialists, unbiased academics, Clean water and soil activists and pollinator and birds advocates who are truly working to stop greenwashing and change our toxic agriculture practices.

The Beekeepers Corner Beekeeping Podcast

The Beekeepers Corner Beekeeping PodcastOne of New Jerseys favourite sons “Kevin Inglin” produces this great Beekeeping podcast. Kevin does a lot research for his shows. So, you will learn lots of great information about recent conferences and bee studies. This show isn’t for the faint of heart, most shows are 1 to 2 hours long.We interviewed the Host of this show HERE

The Buzz About Bees

The Buzz About BeesJoin the Host Laryssa from Hawaii on her adventures discovering the amazing world of the Honey Bees. Laryssa Recounts her adventures in Hawaii and also interviews some interesting people.

The Hive Jive

The Hive JiveMaster Beekeeper John Swan and Fisher Guide and New beekeeper Ken Milam discuss how to get started with bees. The beginning episodes are mostly getting started topics, which is great for new beekeepers to go through. So if you are beginner start at episode one. The banter and chemistry between the hosts is great and this show has some great potential, but maybe a name change to avoid confusion with the existing Beehive Jive podcast?

The Mite Bomb Beekeeping Podcast

The Mite Bomb Beekeeping PodcastHmm not sure what Bruce is going for here. The show is about Treatment free beekeeping and Bruces opinions about such things. Time will tell how this show evolves over time.

The Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

The Treatment-Free Beekeeping PodcastA podcast all about Treatment free beekeeping, the host Solomon Parker also runs the Treatment Free Facebook page. He interviews beekeepers from around the world. If you interested in treatment free beekeeping check out this podcast.We interviewed the Host of this show HERE

Two Bees in a Podcast

Two Bees in a PodcastA great new podcast by the Honey bee research and Extension lab from the university of Florida. The show has interviews and news from around the world.

Yolybear’s Beekeeping Journal

YolybearYolybear is full of enthusiasm. We hear about her adventures with bees and what is happening around the Kingston Area of Canada. Yoly is a relative new beekeeper, so its great to follow along with her learning adventure. The show is great fun and Yoly’s sense of humor shines through on every episode.

Gone but not forgotten

These shows are still available, but haven’t released a show in the last three months. Podcasts that are no longer available will be removed from this list.

Big Bear’s Beehooligans Podcast

Big BearHost Tony Sandoval known as Big Bear hosts this show, big changes are planned for this one. So, who knows what format this show will take. But its bound to full of great beekeeping content. Last Show: Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Hive Talk with David and Jon

Hive Talk with David and JonThis show is a call-in radio style show hosted by Master Beekeepers David Burns and Jon Zawislak. The show is recorded on a sporadic basis and you can call in and ask your Beekeeping Questions. Check out the page for the next show date and time. It’s well worth a listen to hear the pearls of wisdom from these experienced beekeepers. Last Show: Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Honey Bee My Teacher

Honey Bee My TeacherPatti hosts this podcast, she keeps bees in Rochester, Washington State. Her calm approach is great to listen too. She covers all aspects of beekeeping. She is often joined by co-host Joe, which makes the show a great listen. Last Show: Thursday, 20 February 2020

The Barefoot Beekeeper

The Barefoot BeekeeperPhil Chandler’s podcasts are on many topics, but usually revolve around 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.We interviewed the Host of this show HERE
Last Show: Friday, 31 January 2020

The Beehive Jive

The Beehive JiveA podcast from South London, Beekeeping friends Tracey and Paul chat about bees and their beekeeping experiences. I really enjoy the Beehive Jive, Tracy and Paul make a great team and I enjoy the light approach to the content. May the show continue for many years.We interviewed the Host of this show HERE
Last Show: Tuesday, 3 December 2019

The Contrary Beekeepers Show

The Contrary Beekeepers ShowJoin Beekeeping friends, Dan, Greg and James chat about the adventures of new Beekeepers in Ohio. The chats are interesting and recorded very well. I find it interesting to hear the learnings and the sharing of information between them all. Keep up the great work guys. Last Show: Wednesday, 15 April 2020

The Honest Bee

The Honest BeeA Canadian podcast about beekeeping. Carolyn Essaunce from the Honest to Goodness Farm Company produces this podcast about her adventures with bees. Last Show: Monday, 29 October 2018