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Barbagillo Apicoltura di Santi Gilles

Lombardia, IT
Bee guardian
180 million
The pollinated flowers by the bees I protect
The monitored bees that you can adopt
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3Bee Technological Hive Adoptions

I am part of 3Bee's 'Oasis of Biodiversity' project. You can adopt one of my hives. This project allows me to regenerate biodiversity by caring for bees using innovative technologies developed by 3Bee. Here you can choose to adopt your hive from a distance and I will take care of it using the best techniques.

My history

Utopia become reality "I was looking for the perfect society and I found it in bees". It all began on a grey day at the end of winter 2011, when I exchanged ideas with Fabio, a dear friend and colleague of mine at the time, on what could be invented to escape from "those 4 walls". So it was that in the spring of that year I decided to break the mould and look for a beekeeper in the hope that he could teach me the basics, and that's how I found Valerio, who passed on his passion. The following year, still followed by Valerio, I bought my first families of bees and the necessary equipment to start this wonderful adventure. In the following years, through ups and downs, I gradually increased my knowledge and the number of hives until the end of November 2016, when I decided to abandon the permanent position to devote myself exclusively to beekeeping. In 2017 the company "BarbaGillo Apicoltura" was born thanks to the support of my wife Silvia and my family who have always encouraged me. In 2019, another step was added: the company went from conventional to organic for a more sustainable management of breeding and to ensure a higher quality of our products. I currently run 100 hives, practising nomadism in the Bergamo plain and then moving up the Brembana Valley to the Orobian Pre-Alps. Depending on the season, I produce honeys of wildflower, lime, chestnut, acacia, rhododendron and ........

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What do you adopt

Thanks to 3Bee technology, you can remotely adopt your chosen hives and monitor them 24 hours a day. By tracking the bees' main biological parameters - such as weight, temperature, humidity and sound intensity - you can follow their progress, growth and health status directly from your smartphone. The beekeeper will take care of your bees.

You will also receive your digital certificate via email. If the adoption is a gift, you can print it out and give it directly to the recipient.

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What do you receive

If you choose to adopt hives and receive their honey, once your bees produce it, you will receive their honey directly to your home. All you have to do is select the favorite flowering, the amount of honey you want to receive, and wait for your bees to produce it.

We respect the bees' and beekeeper's production time, and you can check in your profile when the honey is scheduled to be delivered.
Meanwhile, from the app you can follow the work done by your bees.

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