Alison Van Alten is the owner of Tuckamore Bee Company which supplies Queens, Cells & Nucleus Colonies, as well as honey products. Alison grew up in a hobby beekeeping family on the west coast of Newfoundland.
While studying apiculture at the University of Guelph, Alison began to keep bees herself.
For fifteen years, Alison worked for the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association Tech-Transfer Program conducting honey bee research. Her passion for bees and a desire to follow a dream, inspired her to become a full time beekeeper in January of 2010.