NYC's Beekeeping Scene Is Buzzing

Friday, September 12, 2014

Beekeepers and honey connoisseurs celebrate the bug they love in a week-long festival in New York City.


The Leonard Lopate Show

Raising Bees in the City: A Hands-on Guide

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

An urban beekeeper explains how to to be a city beekeeper and why urban beekeeping might help restore the bee population after years of mysterious bee deaths.

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Transportation Nation

SLIDESHOW: Truck Full of Overturned Hives? Call the Bee Team

Monday, May 06, 2013

A truck transporting bees from Georgia to Maine ran into some trouble Monday in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, when the driver felt the load shift. It turned out about three dozen hives overturned.

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What's In A Name? Local Kosher Honey for the High Holidays

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Jars of kosher Andrew's Local Honey are selling fast leading up to the Jewish New Year, since honey is a key ingredient in many traditional Rosh Hashanah dishes. Customers who keep kosher don't seem to mind that labels on Andrew's Local Honey jars don't have the Star-K or the hechsher of the Orthodox Union.


The Brian Lehrer Show

Land of Beer and Honey

Friday, September 16, 2011

Tim O'Neal, blogger, who does honey bee outreach and education through Added Value Farm, talks about the first annual New York City Honey Festival, which takes place Saturday on the Rockaway Beach Boardwalk; Garrett Oliver, brewmaster of the Brooklyn Brewery, discusses the craft brew industry in New York City and its subculture. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper

Monday, August 01, 2011

Bill Turnbull explains the difficulties and rewards of beekeeping. In Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper Turnbull describes his misadventures and moments of triumph in the curious world of backyard beekeeping, and also highlights the threat to our bee population and looks at what we can do to help these vital little creatures do their important work.

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