About Us

Hi – I’m Erika, the head writer and expert beekeeper here at Just Beekeeping! I work with a team of beekeeping experts to keep Just Beekeeping buzzing along!

I am a backyard beekeeper and proud member of the American Beekeeping Federation (ABF) and the Central Indiana Beekeepers Association.

My interest in bees and beekeeping began as a child in Indiana, where I spent countless hours in the woods with my father, exploring the native bee populations! For the past thirty years, I have been a backyard beekeeping enthusiast as well as a connoisseur of all types of honey! 

In addition, I am an educator with advanced degrees from UC-Berkeley and the University of Southern California (USC).

I use my expertise to help others learn about beekeeping, and I am an advocate for all subjects bee related! 

My passion is bee conservation, and I’m passionate about restoring native bee populations. The bees need our help now more than ever!

Just Beekeeping is the best place on the internet to learn about beekeeping. We provide expert resources and articles to help you get started in beekeeping, whether you’re a professional or hobbyist. Our team has a background in both professional beekeeping and hobby hives, so we know what it takes to get started. We want to help you every step of the way, from choosing the right hive to keeping your bees healthy and happy. Stop by our blog today and start learning about this fascinating hobby!


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