Today I posted a short video of my flow hive in action and within one hour I had 2073 views and 172 comments and questions. I proceeded to answer all questions about the flow hive and the curator of the Face book page deleted my video and sent me a rather unkind message about all flow hive bee talk being deleted. Meanwhile the fellow had a ton of interest to his page. What the heck peeps? What’s with the harvesting bias? I’m just a user of the product and frankly it was a very cute video. I don’t begrudge anyone who harvests honey using a multitude of methods. Here’s my take away. If one is closed off to invention or progress saving the honey bee then those who have a closed mind learn less and only learn within the confines of their own thinking.
Now I go back and forth with some local beekeepers about their skepticism of the flow hive but I nailed them to the wall as to justifying all the equipment they have purchased over the years. If it works don’t fix it. I’ve invited them over for a harvest viewing. If they don’t make it I send a video. They waiver then fall back on old methods. I tell them I’m not selling a product but showing them there are other ways to “skin a cat” so to speak. I respect any beekeeper that is for the health of the bee first and the honey is a blessing. I like blessings though
Has anyone else suffered the insufferable intolerant harvesting method bias people or is it just me?