The Hive, Much Birch
Local Honey, Bees, Hive Adoption
Sponsor a Beehive in 2024
A big thank you to companies and individuals that sponsored one beehive or more with us in 2023. We
are now taking sponsorship enquiry for beehive adoption in 2024. We have limited availability for beehive
sponsorship, priority is given to existing sponsors. If you would like to be on our waiting list, please get in
Here is what you can expect as part of your purchase of a beehive sponsorship package.
● Certificate of hive adoption with your company name
● At least four updates about your adopted beehive
● Option to have your logo/livery on your adopted hive
● Pictures and videos of your sponsored beehive
● Half dozen jars of 227 grams of honey from your hive
● Half a dozen packets of wildflower seeds
● In person visit to your hive can be arranged
● Invitation to participation in our natural beekeeping workshops
Find out more about hive adoption
Pure Herefordshire Honey
Natural beekeepers are not known for producing a lot of honey. Now and again, we have a
limited supply of pure Herefordshire honey from our hives. You can order them in a pack of six
jars. Our limited edition honey will be delivered directly to your door. We don’t have honey for
sale all year round, just summer and autumn only. Contact us to find out more.
Natural Beekeeping Experience
Do you want to learn to keep bees the natural, environment friendly way? Perhaps you know someone
who fancy a natural beekeeping experience. Natural beekeeping experience at The Hive Much Birch
may just be the right gift. You will learn the basics that give you the confidence and competency to get
started with natural beekeeping.
A swarm in May is worth a load of hay
A swarm of bees on an apple tree
Pollen dispersal video clip
Buzz, buzz! Can you hear it? It's the sound of bees working hard to pollinate our flowers and crops. These tiny creatures play a crucial role in maintaining the balance of our ecosystem. However, did you know that bees are facing serious threats due to habitat loss...
About The Hive
The Hive – Nature and natural beekeeping is our passion
Welcome to the Hive, where nature in general and natural beekeeping in particular is our passion. Browse, explore or search our site for material and resources on natural beekeeping. The hottest item on our site at the moment is Temi Odurinde’s A beginner’s guide to natural beekeeping, which you can buy at an eBook or a regular book, by following the link at the top of this site.
You can also buy awesome gifts that help nature, from a bee hotel to wild native wildflowers, that would keep best and other pollinators happy.