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Category Archives: Honeybees


Yes, Honey, The Pot’s Half Full

[caption id="attachment_483" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Crimson Clover surrounds beehives[/caption] How does it feel to be embarrassed by your assumptions? A little sticky, truth be told. Recently in a blog, we lamented the loss of our bees over the winter, and how this beekeeping thing was mostly a big fat flop. Then came the sticky part: when ...Read more

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Honeybees: A Sticky Study in Frustration and Fascination

[caption id="attachment_486" align="aligncenter" width="700"] This honeybee is collecting nectar from a field of Crimson Clover on our farm.[/caption] So far our big fat beekeeping endeavor has been a big fat flop. We have experienced just about every phase of beekeeping except collecting honey, which is like saying you're an equestrian who has done it all--except ...Read more

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Bees Are All The Buzz At The Farm

Getting our beehive bodies clean, painted and ready to set up is coming along nicely, thanks to some spring-like weather this week. If all goes according to plan, they will be strategically located near the wooded area of the farm, with their entrances facing South-Southeast.  That's the way the bees like it.  They want the ...Read more

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Our honeybees forage on a variety of crops planted on the farm, as well as native species of trees, plants and weeds.

We have many visitors to the farm each year. No visit is complete without some goat petting. When it's blueberry-picking season, the goats love culled berries.

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