Monthly Archives: July 2016

Mid Summer Queen Rearing

We’ve got one hive with a queen that’s not nearly as strong as we’d like–spotty brood pattern, no VHS traits, progeny susceptible to deformed wing virus, etc…  Sticking with our chemical free, strong genetics, beekeeping plan we’ve started rearing queens from our strongest hive to replace her, and get a few nuc’s going to over-winter… Read more »

Coordinated effort to fix the broken US food system.

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has put together an impressive array of somewhat startling facts, and a road map to get us back on track to a sustainable healthy food system. Check it out here: