I got started in beekeeping primarily due to the appeal of the Flow Hive. After seeing one of the early promotional videos the prospect of keeping bees, and especially harvesting, seemed much less daunting. I spent about a month reading everything I could about bees. It helps that my brother is a beekeeper in California.
I set up my first two hives and installed packages in early April, so as to be ready to harvest in spring 2016. (Provided the hives survive through winter). If the hives flourish, I might get the joy of harvesting the old-fashioned way this year. So far, I am thoroughly enjoying watching and working with the bees. I have to force myself to stay out of the hives. I am already encountering problems, but thanks
to Beesource.com and other wise counsel, I am learning. I hope to learn more here on Honeyflow.com. Anyway, I am glad that the Andersons spent the time and effort to bring this innovation to beekeeping. I probably wouldn't be involved otherwise.
Chris in Richmond, VA