DIY Reusable Wax Wrap

Reusable food wrap is a great way to reduce our consumption of single-use plastic.  They can be used many times (up to since months of repeated use) and are biodegradable. When choosing your materials think about using organic cotton fabric and beeswax, ...

Jun Kombucha – Probiotic Honey Beverage

What is Jun Tea? Like Kombucha, Jun is a traditionally fermented beverage, brewed with a SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria & Yeast), but with green tea & raw honey instead of black tea and refined sugar. The fermentation time for Jun is twice ...

Swarm Season

SWARM SEASON IS NOW! Honeybees normally swarm at least once every year typically in May-June. What is a swarm? As the colony grows and the hive becomes overpopulated, the queen will leave with half of the colony. The queen lays 6-7 eggs in queen cell ...

Hive Types: Langstroth vs Top Bar vs Warré

There are many different kinds of honeybee hives, but the most common type of hive in North American is definitely the Langstroth hive. Dating back to 1852, this hive was created by L.L. Langstroth and is known for its practicality. With its verticall ...

Beekeeping 101 – Getting Started!

1. Join your local bee club! 2. Take a certified beekeeping course. 3. Build your own hive or buy one from your local bee supply store. 4. Get some bees! I became interested in bees 3 years ago after learning about various environment threats to ...