Photo by    Oona Risling-Sholl  .

About the Writer

Miles Sarvis-Wilburn is an independent scholar in the field of sustainable beekeeping and pollinator-centered ecology.

He is the founder and director of North Coast Apiaries, North America's sole organization dedicated to the practice and research of PermApiculture, a method of sustainable beekeeping developed by Argentinian master beekeeper Oscar Perone.

Twitter: @westwardness