Sierra's Bees


Sierra Malnove is the mother of 3 wonderful children -Aidan 15. Anna 13, and Oliver 10 . Sierra's Partner, Al Salopek, is a bee removal specialist and gave her her first beehive in 2012.  They share their life with 11 Nubian goats, 50 chickens, 3 Great Pyrenees, and 500 hives on their 12 acre farm in Northern Palm Beach County.  After going from 1 to 400 hives in her first 3 years as a beekeeper, you could say she is passionate about beekeeping.

Sierra was the Speaker Coordinator 2013-2015 and the elected Vice President of Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association in 2015.  In 2014 and 2019, Sierra coordinated two of the most successful Florida State Beekeepers Association Conferences in recent history. In 2014, Sierra co-founded the Florida Backyard Beekeepers Association (FBBA), a non-profit organization to help mentor the smaller scale beekeepers.

Sierra enjoys teaching backyard beekeeping courses and helping people to discover their beekeeping potential while connecting beekeepers through Florida's Beekeeping Organizations..  

Sierra is a Certified queen raiser, offering queen bees primarily to Florida's growing population of small-scale beekeepers.  She offers private hive management for over 100 colonies mostly on Country Club Golf Courses and mentors on many levels with guided beekeeping lessons.  Sierra's goal is for everyone to have a positive experience with bees.