CARON, Sask. — Vickie and Dennis Derksen feel a strong sense of responsibility toward their bees.
Without them, their retirement project wouldn’t be the “cool and wonderful thing” that Vickie says it is.
“It’s like having any kind of animal and you want to look after them properly,” she said.
Adds Dennis: “We fell in love with our bees.”
Those bees are integral to the success of Grandpa’s Garden and another business, Prairie Bee Meadery at Caron, Sask., which the couple runs with daughte...