Here are some handy resources for researching any concerns you may have regarding the food supply and COVID-19: https://foodsafety.ces.ncsu.edu/covid-19-resources/ We’re following best practices to insure your food is safe (and you should always wash your food before eating). Here’s a link to the seminar we participated in to review our food safety procedures:https://drive.google.com/file/d/11KpjCWFkzCjWzKktaxGLO9yglRb2b-0C/view Think you… Read more »
Monthly Archives: April 2020
Honey Bees as an indicator for insect decline
A good article on how climate change is causing problems for the insect world, and how honey bees might give us a window into natural insect declines.
The dangers of anthropomorphism for honey bees
Dr. David Tarpey, who I highly respect, penned a recent article comparing what we’re doing to reduce the spread of COVID-19 to honey bee management practices:https://entomology.ces.ncsu.edu/2020/04/host-shifts-and-honey-bees-lessons-from-covid-19/ While I appreciate his work and concerns, the establishment, perhaps as a result of corporate pesticide funding (see my previous post: http://www.psychochickenecofarm.com/2020/03/04/pollinators-and-politics/) has missed a great opportunity to promote… Read more »