Time to buy honey | the Dakotan

Time to buy honey |  the Dakotan

Provident roommate Admit it. We all have a sweet tooth. We really can’t live without our sugar. Well, we can, but who really wants that? Therefore, sugar or honey is a cornerstone of your long-term staple food store. But storing sugar can be problematic. Even the smallest amount of moisture can cause sugar to clump. … Read more

The fate of your food rests with Canada’s native bees

Jennifer Lipka stops halfway through her sentence to wave an insect net over a row of late-season flowers on the University of British Columbia campus farm. Inside is a native bumblebee. “I’ve been doing this for a while,” explains the UBC master’s student and native bee researcher, skillfully sliding the insect into a plastic container. … Read more

Beekeeping is hard, but success is sweet

Kristi (left) and Zac Taylor remove frames filled with honey from one of their successful beehives in Douglas, a week after collecting about 15 pounds of honey from their Powell hive. Photo courtesy of Tammy Taylor The jars brought to Douglas for the honey harvest were far from adequate, as the amount of honey harvested … Read more

A beekeeper is born: Kara Kelso harvests honey and explains why Des Moines ‘has some of the healthiest bees’

Kara Kelso harvests a frame from one of her hives on September 21, 2022. — Lily DeTaeye/Little Village “Look at this pollen bag! Look at this girl!” Kara Kelso, co-owner of The Slow Down Coffee Co., excitedly draws my attention to one of her 30,000 bees crawling across the frame with large (relative to her … Read more

Lockdown changed me from MC to beekeeper

Bee Keeper, Jason Runo inspects his beehives People usually come up with business ideas after discussions with friends or family, or while having a moment alone, sometimes pick someone else’s idea and try to make it better. But that’s not how Jason Runo, a beekeeper, came up with the idea. During the early days of … Read more

‘The Dawn of Nothing Important’ by David Giannini; You Can Travel Forever by Daisy Mathias

The dawn of Northing Important By David Giannini; Dos Madres Press “Once upon a time,” says David Giannini, who lived in Leverett and Montague and worked in a now-defunct bookstore in Northampton, he replaced one of the late poet James Tate’s MFA classes at the University of Massachusetts Amherst while Tate was away. Today, Giannini … Read more

National workshop on the role of agricultural start-ups in the honey value chain in Varanasia

Sep 23, 2022, New Delhi: National Bee Board (NBB), Ministry of Agriculture and Farming Welfare, in collaboration with National Seed Research and Training Center (NSRTC) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, organized a National Workshop on the Role of Agri Start-ups in Honey Value Chain at NSRTC Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh today. Beekeepers, honey startups and FPOs, beekeeping stakeholders, … Read more

National workshop on the role of agricultural start-ups in the honey value chain in Varanasia

Photo Courtesy – Agri Ministry Twitter Account National Bee Board (NBB), Ministry of Agriculture and Farm Welfare, in collaboration with National Seed Research and Training Center (NSRTC) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, organized a National Workshop on the Role of Agri Start-ups in Honey Value Chain at NSRTC Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. Beekeepers, honey startups and … Read more