Andy Broadbent Doesn't Mind Robbing Honey
Some people play golf for relaxation. But for Andy Broadbent of Pisgah Forest, there's nothing better than getting a bit of fresh air while working with the bees that live in two hives just a few feet from the front door of his home. It's a hobby he picked up while taking an elective course as a college student at Clemson University.
It turns out that a lot of folks are doing the same thing. Every year, there's a class for beginning beekeepers held by the state Cooperative Extension Service at the agricultural research center near the Asheville Regional Airport.
Broadbent sold his veterinar...