Monday, May 06, 2013
By Kate Hinds
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.
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.
Friday, September 16, 2011
Tim O'Neal, Boroughbees.com 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.
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.