The Beekeeper’s Handbook

Aptly named, The Beekeeper's Handbook is the ultimate beekeeping reference book.


For two decades this book has guided thousands of beginning & advanced beekeepers in the how-tos of beekeeping. Simply put, The Beekeeper’s Handbook is the best of the beekeeping books both for beginners and experienced beekeepers. Includes wonderfully detailed illustrations by Jan Propst and Dr. Diana Sammataro.

Now in its fifth edition!

This is the book we recommend and sell with our beginner’s class.

By Dr. Diana Sammataro & Dr. Alphonse Avitabile