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How Do Bees Make Honey?

So, how do bees make honey? I’m glad you asked. It’s really quite fascinating. Honey is made of the sweet nectar from flowers. Nectar is a sugar-rich liquid made by flowering plants, which is produced in glands called nectaries. Nectar … Continue reading

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Vibrant Regional Food Systems Support Pollinator Health

In the past century, farms in the United States have grown enormously in scale, tending towards mechanization, monoculture, and application of petroleum-based fertilizers, pesticides, and chemical insecticides. One consequence of this spread of monoculture and pesticide use across our agricultural … Continue reading

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A Swarm Story

Here’s a pictorial story of one of our successful swarm removals, as captured by photographer Stephen Hall. We left the box on Stephen’s property until nightfall. By that time, all the bees were cozy inside their new home, and we … Continue reading

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