About Us

Bee 1st Limited is run by Chris Mercer and Gary Hammond

Chris out swarm collecting

Chris is a seasoned beekeeper who is a county assessor for the BBKA. Gary has been keeping bees since 2012 and was the chair of NHBKA until 2023. Both are passionate beekeepers with a vast amount of knowledge in beekeeping and are both active trainers and mentors to new beekeepers.

Gary in the apiary after moving a couple of hives

Bee Farmers Association

We are proud to announce that BEE 1st Limited is now a member of the Bee Farmers Association