beekeeping news
"Not just a different beehive, but a whole new way
of looking at beekeeping"
visit the natural beekeeping forum
learn how to start keeping bees
learn how to build a beehive - for free
learn about natural beekeeping
listen to the Barefoot Beekeeper podcast
free articles on natural beekeeping
beekeeping in the news
watch natural beekeeping videos



Broomfield council looks over proposed beekeeping rules
Broomfield Enterprise
At a study session Tuesday, Broomfield City Council looked over proposed rules and regulations that would allow beekeeping in residential neighborhoods, which currently is prohibited. After several residents requested the rule be changed, council ...

and more »


Minneapolis Star Tribune

Edina weighs proposal to allow backyard beekeeping – and chickens, too
Minneapolis Star Tribune
“We're losing our bees, and it's going to affect our agriculture, our crops and our flowers,” said Joel Stegner, an Edina resident and community gardener who supports backyard beekeeping and chicken-keeping. “If we lose our bees, we lose all that.”.

and more »


Mother Earth News

Beekeeping: Try Before You Buy
Mother Earth News
I love to research before I buy. I read the reviews on Amazon. I ask friends for their opinions. I taste the frozen yogurt before I commit. So, when I found out Idaho's capital city has a active beekeeping club that will mentor and even connect you to ...

and more »


Natchez Democrat

Viewfinder: Natchez resident sees beekeeping as bright spot
Natchez Democrat
Editor's note: The Viewfinder is a weekly feature in which a photographer tells a story through the lens of a camera. NATCHEZ — David Holland spends a lot of time with his bees. “Some people hunt, some people fish, some people golf,” he said. “I don't ...



Mother Earth News

Beekeeping with a Honeybee Allergy
Mother Earth News
A common concern about bees and beekeeping is getting stung and allergic reactions. When I first started beekeeping I had what I considered to be “normal” reactions to bee stings. I have since developed a true honeybee venom allergy, but luckily, have ...



TheAlternativePress.com

The Buzz About Beekeeping Workshop at the EARTH Center
TheAlternativePress.com
SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County is hosting a free introductory workshop about beekeeping. Introduction to Beekeeping is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the EARTH ...



Wink News

Beekeeping on the rise in urban areas
Wink News
The number of registered beekeepers in Pinellas County has more than doubled in the past two years. In 2012, the number was less than 50; in 2014, the number is at 106. "And that number is growing," said Dave Westervelt, the chief apiary inspector for ...

and more »


BBC News

Canada: Bee-keeping initiative by mining giant Vale
BBC News
A Canadian mining company has got into bee-keeping as part of an environmental regeneration effort. Brazilian-owned nickel miner Vale says it has set up seven beehives housing some 350,000 bees, to help restore vegetation on the huge slag-heaps that ...
Bees the key to mine site rehabAustralian Mining

all 4 news articles »


Richmond Times-Dispatch

Beekeeping class for beginners
Richmond Times-Dispatch
The Ashland Beekeepers Association (ABA) is offering a one-day class titled "Introduction to Beekeeping" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, in the listening room at Ashland Coffee & Tea, 100 N. Railroad Ave., in Ashland. Check-in time is 8:30 ...



Beginning beekeeping
McPherson Sentinel
Fall and winter are the time of year in which those wanting to start beekeeping should be preparing for the spring season. Efforts should focus on researching suppliers, equipment and sites to place hives. Once a decision has been made, equipment ...

and more »

Google News



Looking for books about natural beekeeping?
Find some here



Looking for training courses in natural beekeeping?
2014 dates are here

© 2014 P Chandler    Friends of the Bees
beekeeping news