Project in Senegal, Africa

April 1, 2012 | A Bee Cs

By Lady Spirit Moon As a Certified Beekeeper and owner of BEe Healing Apiary, I came upon Jean Cheikh Ndiaye and his friend, Ousmane Faye, through TECA, an Apimondia beekeeping forum. The original purpose of the relationship was to exchange beekeeping ideas, apitherapy knowledge, and anything and Read more >

A Bee Space, Pollen, Wax and Propolis Primer

April 1, 2012 | A Bee Cs

It’s the time of year when there are lots of new beekeepers. For the next several months, we’ll be publishing some bee basics, many of them excerpted from writings by the late Walter T. Kelley, our founder. The following is from the highly recommended publication: HOW TO KEEP BEES AND SELL HONEY by Read more >

Kelley’s Hive Raffle Funds Future Beekeepers

April 1, 2012 | Bee Cause

By Bobbi Heider Tri-County Beekeepers Association (TCBA) was founded over 35 years ago to support beekeeping in Ashland, Holmes, and Wayne counties of Ohio. Today, TCBA has over 200 members throughout Ohio and neighboring states. Aside from their monthly meetings, they show off bees and beekeeping at Read more >

Vanishing of the Bees: A documentary about honeybees, our food supply, and you!

April 1, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Elizabeth Forbes Editor’s Note: Elizabeth is a backyard beekeeper in Bowling Green, Kentucky, keeping bees because she is “fascinated by their finely tuned social system and the important role they play in our environment.”  She has four hives, and noted that she could “write an essay on what I Read more >