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Panhandle People: Lynn Haven Beekeeper

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Lynn Haven, Fla. -

A Lynn Haven man enjoys his hobby of beekeeping, right in his backyard. Johnnie Beshearse has been beekeeping for four years now.

 He has eighteen hives with anywhere from 30 to 60 thousand bees. Johnnie says one hive can produce 100 to 200 pounds of honey a year.

 After his first year of raising bees, Beshearse starting selling his honey. It's called Ellie B's pure honey which he says is raw, unprocessed and has all the natural flavors and everything else. Beshearse sells his honey on weekends at the farmers markets in Lynn Haven and Grand Lagoon in Panama City Beach.