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Honeybees and WWI

I’ve been working on an article about bees for Local Banquet, a quarterly Vermont magazine about local food, sustainable food systems and the people behind them so I got a little behind in my WWI postings. 654 more words


Honeybees Drinking 10/22/14

“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” 170 more words

The Minoan honeybees.

The honeybees pendant was discovered in the Necropolis of the Minoan Palace of Malia on the island of Crete, and is thought to date to c.1800 BC. 524 more words

It's All Greek

Plant bee-friendly flowers - that's the message

The video embedded in this post is more than a bit over the top.

So, make sure you’ve taken your anti-schmalz meds before you watch it. 266 more words


Wasps begone

“How long do bees live?” Ruth asked me at work. It’s a good question. I replied, “Six weeks in summer and around five months in winter, while queens can live for two or three years.” 663 more words


Taking Care Of Our Honeybees

Autumn is one of the busiest times of year for the beekeeper at Rogue Farms.

There’s no more wild sources of nectar and pollen for our honeybees to forage and soon it will be too cold for them to leave the hive.  431 more words

Rogue Farms Independence

A Bump of Direction

This year’s Nobel prize for Medicine was awarded to a three-man team who made the interesting discovery that rats have what they call a built-in GPS. 706 more words