This is a lovely conversation going on at Permies.com right now.
If you only read one thing from this thread, perhaps this line may be most positively impactful: “…you should learn how to care for an animal to this depth FIRST and then start to explore how you can profit, as a farmer, without changing the depth of respect.”
Of course, with a low-overhead food forest run on a gift economy, that last bit doesn’t ever have to be a priority. (You can help make that happen at fundly.com/blueberrygirlsmiracle.com)
Enjoy the conversation ~ there are some amazingly bright and wise minds at work here: bees: way beyond organic, bee reverence honey bees forum at permies.