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I started beekeeping with my mother after my traumatic brain injury in 2015 for therapeutic reasons. in October 2020, I had a stroke that affected the right side of my body. For therapy, I wrote and illustrated, Henry Meets a Honey Bee, that I released in October 2021 to educate children about honey bees.
March 2022, I started a podcast, Beekeeping With Disabilities and More! that aims to connect disabled beekeepers and teach them how to adapt and live their life as beekeepers.
May 23, 2022
Can you imagine the difficulty in trying to work a standard Langstroth hive when sitting in a wheelchair? Or how about working bees while blind? These are just two of the handicaps that Justin Ruger is working on so that peo…