Tag Archives: Food

Strange and Unfortunate

An urban beekeeper has to contend with strange surroundings! As in the NYTimes, by Susan Dominus, ……And then this. Her bees, the ones she had been raising in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and on Governors Island since May, started coming home … Continue reading

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American Beekeepers Must Condemn the EPA and fight Big Pharma

Open Letter to the British Bee Keepers Association January 10 2011 Since 2001, the British Bee Keepers Association has been receiving in the region of £17,500 per annum from pesticide manufacturers Bayer, Syngenta, BASF and Belchim in return for the … Continue reading

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GMO’s, the World knows…..why not the U.S.

Bee demise – Are GMOs the missing link? – Sierra Club press release, March 22 2007 Are honey bees the canary in the coal mine? What are honey bees trying to tell us that we should pay attention to? One … Continue reading

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Dance of the Honeybee

About one third of the crops in the U.S. need the domesticated European honey bee (Apis mellifera) to thrive, but its numbers have greatly declined after the emergence of the mysterious Colony Collapse Disorder in 2006. Honey Bees and Beekeeping … Continue reading

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