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Sustainable Beekeeping in an Unsustainable World

Every year about this time I make beekeeping resolutions for the coming season. After listening to Marla Spivak's talks at both Saint Mary's and Winona State, and reading Randy Oliver's series of articles in the American Bee Journal, I have decided to recast my apicultural practices somewhat. I would really like to be totally natural in my approach but I must recognize that my bees forage in an un-natural world.
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Bee Talk, Anyone? - Summer

Hobbies / Beekeeping : Honey Bees (7 years ago)

Do you want to: ask a question about bees or beekeeping? make a comment? share something that you’ve read online? float an idea? look for a second opinion? or just talk about strange doings in the beeyard? If it’s about bees and bee... Read Post

Adventures in Beekeeping - from the Beginning

Hobbies / Beekeeping : Honey Bees (6 years ago)

This year I will become a beekeeper and I am so excited. It is a completely new experience as I’ve only ever read or talked about bees. Since joining the local beekeeping group (CBA) last May, I have discovered a charming hobby and ... Read Post

Randy Oliver on Beekeeping in the 21st Century

Hobbies / Beekeeping : Linda's Bees (6 years ago)

Randy Oliver gave three talks at GBA. His energy and smile infuse all of his talks with enthusiasm and his obvious love of beekeeping. I read his articles in ABJ and he is someone who is referred to often on the bee forum discussion... Read Post

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