Dave Doroghy has worked in radio broadcasting and advertising, and has spent the last 30 years in sports marketing. He was the Vice President of the former NBA Vancouver Grizzlies and more recently the Director of Sponsorship Sales for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Dave now lives on a floating home just outside of the city where he raises bees, and blogs about it at houseboathoney.com. He is the co-author of 111 Places in Vancouver You Must Not Miss. Rick Hansen is the Founder of the Rick Hansen Foundation and a passionate supporter of people with disabilities in Canada. He is best known as the "Man In Motion" for his epic 26-month, 34 country, 40,000 km wheelchair trip around the world to prove the potential of people with disabilities and raise funds for spinal cord injury research.
Winner of a Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best Book on Honey in CanadaAn April 2020 Loan Stars Buzz BookIf you think beekeeping is a quick and easy shortcut to wealth, this book will set you straight. . . honest and often witty . . . a light read on the pleasures and pains of a beekeeper that will give you new respect for all the work--by two- and six-legged laborers alike--that goes into producing the spoonful of honey you stir into your tea. --New York TimesBeauty and joy, for sure, bees do offer. But Doroghy is differently compelled. He continues because of knowledge, but not the typical sort . . . By 'carefully observing and respecting their world as an accidental apiarist might, ' he finds he can discover from bees 'how to navigate the complex, much more dysfunctional hive of humans swarming over Planet Earth.' . . . He learns about himself and what he could be. --New York Journal of Books