Talking with Bees and Jacqueline Freeman
Rabbi Rami talks to Jacqueline Freeman about the world through bees' eyes and her new book Song of Increase: Listening to the Wisdom of Honeybees for Kinder Beekeeping and a Better World. A review of her book can be found in the Sept/Oct 2016 issue of Spirituality & Health.
Jacqueline Freeman is a biodynamic farmer and natural beekeeper who focuses on seeing the world from the bees’ perspective. Working in direct communication with the bee family, she is known for her gentle and understanding ways with bees. Jacqueline authored the book, Song of Increase: Listening to the Wisdom of Honeybees for Kinder Beekeeping and a Better World. She appears in the honeybee documentary, “Queen of the Sun” and was hired by the U.S. Embassy and USDA to work with rural farmers and beekeepers in Dominican Republic using historic methods of respectful beekeeping. Jacqueline’s website, www.SpiritBee.com, has videos of her working in the midst of thousands of bees, free of protective equipment, celebrating the caring and considerate ways humans and bees can exist in harmony.