In 2002, when he was 12 years old, Blake Shook began beekeeping as a casual hobby. In the years following, he built Desert Creek Honey into a thriving company that emphasizes honesty, integrity, and farm to table products. He also operates 5,000+ hives in 6 states, packs all they honey produced, and owns a bee supply company, Texas Bee Supply.
In an effort to promote beekeeping, Blake serves as an executive director for the American Beekeeping Foundation and is on the National Honey Board. Blake also served as the President for the Texas Beekeepers Association and the Collin County Hobby Beekeepers Association and has had the privilege of speaking at meetings and conferences in local, state, national, and international organizations.