Category Archives: Beekeeping

CSA Newsletter: Week 8, 2016

Our newsletter from August 4: Dear CSA members, After three years of beekeeping, we finally have a honey harvest! Just a bit, because we want to make sure that the bees have enough to get them through the winter—that’s why … Continue reading

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CSA Newsletter: Week 5, 2016

Our newsletter from July 7: Dear CSA members, Summer came back with a vengeance this week, didn’t it? Too bad this hot weather hasn’t brought a nice thundershower along with it! We’ve been doing a lot of “hose wrangling” this … Continue reading

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A First Lesson in Beekeeping

“You will fall in love with them,” Beth said. John and I were sitting around the table in her long, airy kitchen, having snuck away last weekend for a visit with friends—a luxury during the growing season. A strong spring … Continue reading

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Bees on the Brain

I woke up this morning with bees on the brain. Squinting into the sunlight, I looked out my window and surveyed the field for indications of the night’s weather. White frost shimmered across mud and brown stubble, but only a … Continue reading

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