Bee Blog

Honeybee Populations

Why are domesticated honeybees dying?Recently, I was working at a trade show in Secaucus NJ. Without exaggeration, I would say that one in every three people I spoke with asked me about honeybee popu…
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Honeybees and the Hexagon

Near perfect symmetry! How honeybees came to be mathematicians. The home of a honeybee is a palace of gold.  Wall to wall, honey gleams through the hive, casting with it the aroma of swee…
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Sourwood Honey Season Is Upon Us!

U.S. Forest Service map of the native Sourwood range It's that time of year again when we start thinking about Sourwood honey. Sourwood honey is typically known as an Appalachian Mountain r…
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Handmade Honey Bar Soap

Handmade, hand-cut, and hand-pressed!My customers often ask me - what are the main differences between commercially produced bar soap and handmade bar soap . There is almost always a significant…
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