honestly as a new beekeeper, you’re the one who comes off as a dick. healthy bees. The full kit comes with a Langstroth brood box for the bees to make a fully natural honey comb colony, the flowframe then goes on top to harvest any extra honey that is produced by the colony. please stop griping and living a miserable existence. And transporting them all over the place spreads bee diseases and mites. If you are interested in bees then do a course and give it a go. Can someone just come out and set it all up for us. They then reuse the wax in their hives once more. However it takes time for the honey to flow to the bottom of the flow hive and you need to elevate the hive to 15 degrees which is not advertised but is in the flow hives documentation. I have no idea if the inventors of the Flow system were even remotely aware of this patent. I hate to break it to you, but you aren’t a bee. I hope to some day become a subconscious competent about bees but I know this will take a long time of watching, listening, reading and viewing youtube videos from the experts. ‘condescending article … your jealous (sic), disdain and contempt’ (Carrie I care mostly about bees and giving them a home to live in, more so than the occasional honey harvest. If you're not sure where to begin, we'll help you get up and buzzing in no time. There is also Tanzanian top bar hives, Kenyan top bar hives as well as various other styles that are “top bar” and yes it was was introduced in the 60’s although it had been in use for thousands of years. and maybe the plastic is not evil but i still like this better. It seems to me not to be the type of endeavour someone would undertake if they were not seriously aware of the ongoing commitment. Your invested work? It wouldn’t hurt to have a traditional hive either would it? If robbing is a problem, which it can be, simply cover the jars with cloth or clingfilm which solves the issue. Wax removes toxins from the honey. I keep bees because I love having them around. And (bizarrely) he has one with five tubes so you can do your thumb at the same time. Apparently it will still cost over $200 per hive just to replace the frames in two boxes ? But to me her argument is similar to a Peta activist demanding animal justices while where leather shoes. Would the author give up his electricity because he deems it artificial? Folks need to s l o w d o w n and humbly observe the marvelous world of a colony. But as soon as I saw it I wanted to try one. Also, varroa isn’t a problem. Its unavoidable. Privacy & Cookies Policy  | Terms of Service | Disclaimer, By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of cookies, revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, Equilibrium Energy And Clarity Superfood Bundle. Some people buy the best and do the best for the pets/animals they have, others simply just do the best they can, and unfortunately there will always be some that neglect. Sadly you forget one little point about the FlowHive. I respect your attempt at a counterpoint but the flavor of The cost. well good for you. Langstroth did everything he thought possible to minimize the effort of the beekeeper per pound of honey produced. we got a flow hive because we want pollinators for the orchard and garden we inherited when we moved into our rural rental. The top bar did not last very long for some reason european hornets are VERY attracted to it, so hoping this will be the method that will allow us to beekeep in a way that benefits the honeybees. When i was in town one time a girl could not read from the big hand to the small hand on what time it was. $4,000. The flow hive cells are slightly deeper, so bees will not choose to put larvae in them. Still, you appear a man who, although fortunate to have a romantic sense, also appreciates rational and informed thinking; I think, therefor, I will displace some of your ignorance in general, and you may take that out to ponder many things further, and see if you find other conclusions. http://thewinnebagodiaries.blogspot.com/2015/02/fair-share-honeys-perspective-on-flow.html?m=1. The product is wholly and solely designed for competent beekeepers. I cannot imagine who they are trying to fool that this will in any way help the bees. Wait a couple of years, see how the product shakes out, then invest. PLASTIC!! So please, if you’re not able to control your desires that lead you to murder other species, at least control your desires not to invent justification for the murder by using unilateral self-deceptive arguments, which are supposed to keep your conscience lame for long time to come. This is the main issue for me and obviously for Maxine, as we need to know that bees are not fully exploited. I am very interested in a flow hive. Finally to Maryam. My name is Cricket Aldridge. How many flow hives do you operate? I wonder if the bees would agree that the old-school method of being smoked out, their home destroyed, and their honey extracted in totality is a much more harmonizing method of “harvest”? It echoes the old beekeeper attitude. E150D – This is a food coloring, which is made from processing sugar at certain temperatures. You will be able to harvest honey without removing frames avoiding that pitfall. Unfortunately in this alleged critique, the author does not utilize any of these criteria. Fist brood box maintenance would still need done every harvest and have normal periodic inspection for swarm colonies building in the hive. Thank God Mr Langstroth was a brave inventor in the mid 1800’s. Not many people will add another brood chamber to this, or go in and check for pre-swarm activity and take action to ensure good honey build. As far as capping goes, from what I read about their system they build their honey stores out of wax into the slots and are able to cap it off just fine. we’re not “hipsters” and we’re not “greedy honey-robbers”. So as a beekeeper, I WANT the hands on experience. I also know how to dig my truck out of mud and sand but apreciate a tree to use my winch to pull me out too when bogged. And because the two bottom supers are never disturbed, I’ve had to split each of my hives sooner because the hive population doubled faster then expected because the supers are not being disturbed as much. I guess i must be stupid to response someone on here to prove a point it is as if arguing with a monkey in a zoo over i want his banana. They also know that the thing in the white bee suit has something to do with it. I just watched the video fort this product. And yes, my primary purposes would be for my fruit trees and eating honey. Scientists are NOW finding out that “BPA safe” is a scam. The great battle should be against Monsanto and Bayer, Roundoup and Arsenal, those are the great enemies. We live in town and are very excited to have bees for our garden and flowers. Honey that has been harvested with a moisture content above 20 percent and isn’t capped is considered unripe and may ferment. help African communities cultivate and keep bees…it was NOT a traditional way of keeping bees in Africa). Bees don’t need people to cuddle them and care for them. I am a journalist who writes stories like this to share information and inspire critical thinking. All jokes aside I see your perspective buy the number of colonies that people will be keeping all over the world with this invention has to be a good thing. The bees take the tree hollows and these were the birds nesting spots. If I really *just* want honey going to the grocery store (or ordering online) is MUCH cheaper and easier. The real innovation is the moving part: it splits and breaks internally, producing a channel to the bottom. I top bar to only have a natural virgin comb as intended. I am also learning about Permaculture. I failed to see any other real argument against the hives. I wonder what the crash of a truck carrying 100.000’s of bees from one site to another works in favour of commercial mass production. The Flow Hive has raised over $13 million and counting. But the fact that we can start with a small hive and go straight to the jar without having to uncap frames and disrupt the hive is brilliant for us. Currently I stack two flow hives over two 10 frame supers and harvest roughly 40 pounds of honey per flow hive (80 pounds per hive), next spring I will be adding 40 more flow hives to my apiary with hopes of having a total of 160 by the end of 2017. This will not bring on the horses of the apocalypse for hobbyist beekeepers, but it may make it that much easier for those of us who care to know. I just want a hive I can leave in my garden and just harvest the honey when required without too much hassle because I have little time as it is. #ohwait – shut up and don’t. the plastic frames are bisphenol-free and free of andro-and estrogen agonists. Ask any organic beekeeper; they don’t need it. They don’t care about the bees, they just want to mass produce this product and make money. Nature exists only for your benefit. They are creating safe water source for bees. I am thinking about getting a flow hive, so I decided to read some criticism on it to see if there are any problems that I need to take into account or responsibilities that I may have over looked. I am just interested in a low maintenance way to get my trees pollinated, maybe provide a safe haven for some bees and possibly a little honey for myself. If you are going to say that ripping open a hive and pulling frames, and smashing bees, is good for the bees, then you’re deluding yourself. Most people that just want honey and can afford this product can also go out and buy some honey of amazing quality! After all we may not come from “a a long family connection with bees”. But patents have to be renewed every 14 or 20 years (depends on the type) and a patent taken out in one country does not cover all countries. And quite frankly many people get into bee keeping just for the honey. I’ll make another post about it later, but if you are looking to make the best possible home for bees rather than just a nice way to harvest honey, then this hive is for you. Wrong. Mmmm. Love your arithmetic. Draining the honey like this will promote draining the honey too early and too often. I went to a coffin style hive with minimalist disturbing of the nests and has worked out much easier for hive inspections, harvesting and expansion. Wax moths? Beekeepers from every state take their bees to California where the mingle and spread diseases to one another and then the bees are brought back to their home states and spread to the local beekeepers and the wild bees. Personally I will wait until they become less expensive, made out of glass, and are readily available on amazon. Maryam Henein is an investigative journalist, professional researcher, and producer of the award-winning documentary Vanishing of the Bees. years in the field. I have seen many threads where someone has started a hive this season and is extracting honey just before winter. Iif we distance ourselves from all that, we aren’t part of it anymore and just like an enemy to this planet, like a parasyte but in bigger scale, of course the way could still change direction but it doesn’t seem like that. The Flow hive is considerably more expensive that conventional hives, although you must consider you really don’t need to invest in an expensive extractor or other traditional honey harvesting equipment. he knows tons. “honey robber”? I feel like buying two more – just to spite the OP. Check it out here. I’m in Canada so a shorter season than some. Because i agree, I wanted to give them a chance to respond. Everything else about keeping bees in the FH compared to other systems is the same. The thing that you’re not figuring in (and I’m not saying you’re wrong mind you) is the savings in labor costs. I am sure you must not have seen the modern methods used to harvest milk. The bees will never get the satisfaction of moving on. Flow Hive. A lot of people would like fresh honey if it required minimal work (the whole crossfit, vegetarian, all natural crowd). However, according to their site, they still recommend donning a suit, ‘communing’ with the bees, checking on their health and the health of the hive, etc…, and that pretty much the only thing that changes with it is the actual honey extraction. I appreciate your concern for the hobby budgets of so many people you don’t know, but seriously… Is it really any of your business what someone else wants to spend on convenience? I’ll use the Flow hive, and I can be involved with my hive as much as I want to. Why would I be passionately against electric guitars and effects pedals? Who inspects that? Meanwhile, this is a testament that is thriving. I always find it amazing the number of hypocrites in the Much of this article points to principles behind ‘natural’ methods of beekeeping. Maybe there is a better way? Pura Vida – Shawn. Well good for you. the flow frames are in the super only – the brood box is never harvested – and you can harvest them one at a time and leave as much as you like for your bees. The bees build their own wax on top of plastic frames and fill the cells with nectar and cap per usual. Hypocrite. instead i’m in it to have healthy pollinators for the orchard and garden we inherited in our rural rental, as well as to help the health of the ecosystem for miles around, and to observe firsthand an incredibly fascinating species and mode of life with which we share the planet. one of those being that it’s impossible to fully check for disease via a window – though windows are great for peeking at your bees. I do not understand how but the bees chew open wax caps on empty cells. Several of the arguments in this article such as the toxicity of plastic, bees reliance on human interaction, and the creation of a naive generation of successful beekeepers are poorly thought out and based largely on speculation. And vulgar? Don’t be so closed minded. Typical of persons whose arguments lack substance. My take on this is this product is it’s taking away from those who are doing it as a business. I am intrigued about Flow Hive as I have been seeking a way for future patients who have had a mild stroke or traumatic brain injury can have a way to feel useful and even earn small amounts of money. I understand what you say, it could be true in case I buy the flow hive and decide how to keep, but how am I supposed to know if a commercial producer does that? Now I don’t own one nor have I seen one. Or, why use a a plastic blender for smoothies when you can squish fruit by hand. Do care about the money. Other than that, this blog is just a bunch of negative nonesense. I want to make sure we want to take on another project and stumbled upon your article and the comments. To me none of your arguments made sense. i guess nobody read the part about the bees frequency and the fact that this is plastic ? We need to build the numbers up in our colonies so that we CAN harvest honey when the time comes. I am not against commercial production but lets not overstate the case in its favour. but others like to keep bees because they enjoy their honey. At a price of nearly a thousand Canadian dollars, it’s probably not less expensive. How can you be that manipulative and ignorant creating such fake and cheap justification? Silly. Certainly not cracking open their brood comb to harvest what you can’t see or are not interested in looking at, and think is honey! not a mature unbias article. The container size being limited to the method of loading on a flat bed truck ????. As for making a generation of “lazy, hungry honey-eaters who are also terrified of being stung. Commercial beekeepers already have hives, they would just need to buy the frames to put in the existing hives. Ive used a langstroth, then made the lang into a top bar of sorts then used a top bar. you have always done. The only thing I got from this article is that plastic might be harmful to the bees, but that’s it. People like you and articles like this are what scare people from even considering to help the bees. We can get really excited about new things or excited about a cause, and want to help. Quite the opposite, the FlowHive site clearly states you still need a bee suite and hood for protection untill you learn to competently care for your bees. we got our entire system (base, traditional langstrom brood box w/ frames, queen excluder, super w/flow frames, and roof, all of it) for $700. I use a coffin style hive like they use in West Africa and is very easy to manage. He’s just going against what you said and you’re sad about it. Is there an option to leave a portion of the honey in the hive for overwintering in northern climates? This is just overbearing arrogance. John Moser, George Sprague, theallseeingmaster, Reece, Brent R Franklin II, They have propolis. “Meddle in their hive”?! Will With plastic it’s hard for them to communicate. @thefitquilter I’ve published all these comments that go against my take. As a friend of mine used to say, “How is that working for you? because no vegetables ever benefited from bees and insects being ‘exploited’…, do vegetables scream when you cut them? these were made for the yuppie beekeeper, remember them they gave us woodstock and the millenium kids. Frankly, I am tired of people raving about how wonderful the Flow Hive invention is and posting it on my Facebook wall every other day. Kill some brain cells, fuel a war with oblivious paranoia. If you want honey, or anything else in life, but don’t want to put forth the time and effort it takes to be a true steward of nature and working in harmony with your animals, you may as well be a factory farmer. The ONLY new development is the way honey is collected. The guys who invented it are long time beekeepers. Conceptually the hive systems are similar but the Spanish man’s patent seems to run a “roller” vertically through the sections of comb that effectively “plugs” the bottom cell and forms the inside edges of the comb when closed but when the “roller” is moved to the open position, the honey can drain out. We use our hands. That’s enough! Seriously wasted your time with this article. Lots of bees on the Flow Frames. Far from being a gimmick it is a huge leap to improve the lot of beekeepers by giving back time to spend actually caring for the bees. I know that bees use an enormous amount of energy to regulate their hive temps and that means they are not able use their energy for other things like making honey or even fighting varroa and other pests and diseases. I’ve spent 50 years learning my craft. This article brings up some points I agree with, for instance, the hive is made of plastic. This seemingly minor convince could open up a whole new segment of otherwise responsible bee keeping. It is much more invasive to rob bees of their comb and honey in your natural ways. No one has addressed these questions that I know of. I toss my frames every 5-7 years due to dirt and toxin buildup on the wax so they would never come close to paying themselves off. Thanks for taking the time to write this. A bee does not un cap a hex to see if the honey is gone … when they open it they need the honey. Article still contains major technical errors, such as claiming the Flow Hive is made of plastics which offgas. Good luck. I have a box on top of the flow hive with honey comb and I do not remove all the bees honey so I left them with the frames above and the two outside frames on either side of the flow hive frames box. Too many LUDDITES in the world. I’ve been researching the Flow Hive and mulling over saving up to purchase one. Each time we eliminate labor costs (reduce price of wages or reduce hours of labor) invested in producing a good, we unemploy some workers. How is that even possible? Lets’ all just go back to making $5.00/hour and see how that pans out for everyone. services being “too expensive” and/or “unsustainable” it’s I wonder how much time they allowed it to flow out…. You also might want to consider how bad the processes for obtaining the chemicals and genetically modified ingredients included in Coke are for the environment, including animal, plant and insect species: Carbonated tap water – Whatever is in unfiltered municipal water is also in your Coke. Available Now. These people have taken another step, reducing the labor invested per pound of honey produced. got some medical marijuana and Cbd/Thc oil from Dr peter hurt via Phone number +18045370917 . My opinion is that the flow hive is a great invention that eliminates the need for extraction equipment, and makes the extraction process simple. Doesn’t sound very good from another viewpoint, yeah? Please! We have a say here “Take half of the honey and leave them the rest”. Bees are just little insect we use for our pleasure. they wanna bee cool they don’t realize without bees they veggies will cease to exist. I bought in to the original crowd funding on indigogo. The honey deposited is evaporated in the hive. How so? Is it better? How long will parts be available after they have stopped making them, because this turns out to be a short lived fad? I live inside a New York state park and work with developmentally disabled adults , so these will work out well on several fronts. Dedicated email, chat, phone support, and access to our Flow Community Forums that are a hive of activity and information. I like my Flow Hive for its “fun” characteristics and uniqueness, but I agree wholeheartedly with all of your comments. Are you another TROLL? Been amazing learning. But I have a prediction. The thing is, bees are a part of nature. The most important thing is not honey, pollen, propolis, but the bees, to keep them alive, as Albert Einstein would say if we stay without bees would not last four days. There’s nothing inherently worse about plastic frames. Im pleased to say they have become really interested in bees and other methods of beekeeping.and our club even sponsored one of them plus another member who has Warre hive to attend a course designed specifically for beekeeping with the Flow Hive so that they might share with us as they learn. The first caveat is that this is expensive. Attacking vegans my friend is a self-justification for those who lack on sufficient morals and ethics to control their uncontrolled desires. This article reads as through it was written by a bitter hipster and I found it hilarious that there was a “natural doctor” supplement ad in the middle of it. Food for thought???? Truth be told, you don’t honestly keep bees; bees move into hollow areas which suit them. The Flow-Hive is a product, not the people interested in using it. Hey, love the cow reference. Sure, some will fail, but with a little faith in humanity, maybe you might see a net positive in all of this. Commecial beekeepers simply do not have the time to carryout proper hive inspections due to the all consuming time it takes to harvest convetionally. I hate the flow hive I keep bees in a national beehive and wouldn’t do it any other way. After allowing the pure honey to run out of the FLOWHIVE straight into a glass jar. Dedicated email, chat, phone support, and access to our Flow Community Forums that are a hive of activity and information. Admittedly I have limited experience, but I am learning and that means keeping an open mind. Get real, get your facts right, do some research first before commenting. Plastic comb is not new to bee keeping .. called Capitalism. I am not crazy about the plastic foundation, and have never used it before so I will keep y’all posted. plastic is a petroleum byproduct people. The only message I get from this ridiculous article is that you are envious of this invention, saying humans are arrogant by putting honey on tap, do you even know all the shit bee keepers do to bees to get their honey?! At 28 bars, my hive is adequately-sized in its own right; at the end of winter, they’ll have enough stores (being Italians or Carniolans) to overfill that hive, becoming honey-bound, and thus swarm. Wish us luck. The average fulltime honey producer running a couple of thousand hives could therefore be looking at 4,000 supers worth of frames.. Some people might do this, sure, but it’s certainly not going to be MOST people doing this. Okay first off, I have friends who do or have keep bees, but I, myself, am a complete beginner who knows NOTHING but is interested in possibly looking at learning more about beekeeping. to call us “hipsters” or imply that we’re just following some fad and don’t want to do the REAL work of REAL beekeepers because we’re lazy uninformed terrified-of-being-stung callous dummies is pretty shitty, lady. Just because these bees are not living in the exact situation that mimics nature, by the way neither are yours, does not mean that it is impossible that the Flow Hive doesn’t add to the vitality of the global bee environment. Its may have its pros and cons,i see no problem with increasing the number of hives even without supervising and knowing anything about bees.its just like adding beehives into the wild only difderence is the habitat is dwindling away and being replaced by hives in urban areas.this will improve bee populations,after all who monitors health of bees that live in the wild.the bonus will be more bees and the keeper who is clueless gets some honey for his or her troubles i see nothing wrong.i do adore the purists but how many purists can we have to make a significant rise in bee population? How much beekeeping experience do you have? I wonder how long it takes [in my country] to create restrictions if a trend comes by like “100% natural” [food n stuff] so that it actually has to be some regulated thing and actually be true, of course it’s hard to do that to products in general like “you may not have a subjective standpoint in your ad campaign” and will never happen… I forgot what I wanted to say, probably that this is a thing that happens all the time and can’t be stopped, it’s the road we have choosen oh right and that companies use every mousehole in laws and that for example a “100% natural” 30 steak can be a 12€ mass production from a sad life, but at least something like that actually get regulated somehow), I saw all these things but never could write down anything, but it seems like the natural way for life is to actually live in coexistence with everything else, thinking about it, it’s logical. Flow hives cost around $800 for a two box set-up. Watch the below video for bees trying to get through a queen excluder. Looks like you have never actually seen a FlowHive. Watching a new hive die within 2 weeks made me cry. Thanks for the comments. I now have 2 flow hives and have been keeping bees for 3 years, but am unlikely to get any more in the near future, moving towards the more traditional set ups for additional hives. Old school film then digital. Both the beekeeper and I agree that the publicity and attention to the cause of saving the bees is a good thing. However, I think that instead of focusing so much negativity at a design that was clearly invented in hopes of expanding the reach of interest in bees, you could offer solutions to the issues. It’s making me stop and really ask what do bees need for their survival and to thrive? I can sit there for hours watching their activity – much better than posting or like rubbish on fb even (now there’s a thought!). he had a good argument, even if it was presented in a rough way. Before I knew all that I had a dream about God (I’m Atheist, but I believe God is in everything, since God is existence itself [for me] the Universe, like, there is life [external minds] and matter and when life dies it returns to matter and is connected to everything again, like a flower that grows and rots on the same place) I was driving in a bus and God sat beside me so I asked him what he thinks about humanity, he said that nothing matters as long as the end is good. I consume honey only in cases of a having a flu, as part of some plant-based drink treatment. For me it is all about the Bees…We honestly do not know how the Bees will react to this product. A Mercedes cost way, way more than a Hyundai…what’s your point? Many respected beekeepers have ditched chemical treatments; some have observed the bees fare better if you don’t stick in unnatural foundations (stick to natural cell size). From old tyres to concrete structures. I did not end up getting a flow hive as it seemed too static for my liking. You know the problems occurring with colony collapse, why not embrace the fact that there will be thousands of new hives out there? I’d like to point you to a new hive that is actually beneficial to bees, especially here in Arizona. Think of all the very unnatural places a swarm establishes hives. I have been around hives, and I completely disagree. its worth, the literature that comes with the flow hive is very No many traditional beekeepers do not use plastic foundation..in fact none I know do. As the Italian photographer and fellow beekeeper Renée Ricciardi writes: Beekeeping involves respect, patience, and attention to the natural world. The BROOD BOX and the SUPER or top box. I personally bought one and am excited to use it while continuing to interact and love my bees. A few minutes instead of a few hours. 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