Here is a list of some Chemical Free Beekeeping resources researched and compiled by one of our members, Betsy Kemptor:
Certified Naturally Grown
A non-profit organization offering certification programs for small-scale, direct-market farmers and beekeepers using natural methods.
Ongoing discussion by folks trying chemical free methods.
Michael Bush, Bush Farms
Discussion of the whys and hows of Natural Bee Keeping, including a plug for natural cell size and the problems with sugar water.
The Barefoot Beekeeper
This site is about sustainable, low-impact, low-cost, chemical-free, small-scale, ‘organic’, natural beekeeping, using simple equipment that almost anyone can make at home.
Healthy Bees: A Course For Keeping Bee Healthy (and on their own six feet)
A $25 online course that claims: “By reading and completing interesting modules online you’ll learn about healthy bees and strategies you can use to keep them that way – with minimum or no use of pesticides and antibiotics”.
Beesource Biological Beekeeping Forum
Discussion of “biological methodology” in beekeeping and honey production – management strategies that cooperate, as much as possible, with the bees’ biology, without resorting to the use of chemicals and drugs.
American Apicultural Society Apicultural Resources
A site dedicated to apitherapy, with some resources on natural organic, and biodynamic beekeeping.