Appalachian Headwaters is hiring a Staff Beekeeper and Educator
Appalachian Headwaters is a nonprofit organization focused on sustainable economic development and restoration of native ecosystems in central Appalachia. The organization is home to the Appalachian Pollinator Center and Appalachian Beekeeping Collective, both of which are major initiatives dedicated to the advancement of sustainable beekeeping and pollinator education in central Appalachia.
This position will focus on work with the Appalachian Beekeeping Collective (ABC), a beekeeping training and support program throughout the region. Our program provides education, technical assistance, and a collective distribution and marketing program for new and experienced beekeepers in our region. The ABC is dedicated to following a natural/chemical-free beekeeping protocol. We support approximately 100 partner beekeepers in southern West Virginia and southwestern Virginia each year. Headwaters staff also manage several breeding yards and a queen rearing program. The program operates from a site in Summers County, West Virginia, in the big bend of the Greenbrier River. The site serves as the primary extraction and distribution hub, an education center, and a location for conferences and events.
For full details and information contact Elizabeth Sutton or 304.645.9008
1046 Washington Street East, Suite 1
PO Box 468
Lewisburg, WV 24901