A sweet legacy in the high country

Ben and Leah take pride in providing opportunities for locals, and the next generation who already enjoy following their Mum and Dad in their own junior sized beekeeper suits.

At Southern Alps Honey, Ben and Leah have also been privileged to have learnt from one of the best, John Syme. John is in his late 70's, is a second generation beekeeper and is still actively working with the bees, passing on his invaluable knowledge.  

Read the story below on how Ben and Leah have built their business, focusing on caring for the environment around them, their bees and the local community.