Category Archives: California Beekeeping

Book Review: The Honeybee Hobbyist, by Norman Gary

Norman Gary’s book, Honey Bee Hobbyist: The Care and Keeping of Bees (Hobby Farm) is an easy, fun read, with lots of large, glossy pictures of honeybees. It would be a great for a kid interested in beekeeping, for a library, or … Continue reading

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California Man Brings Bees to Your Home

Based in Northern California, Allen L. of GetBees.net brings a beehive to your home and manages it on your behalf, providing you with honey. Allen provides training and maintenance, perfect for any level of interest. He told me he manages … Continue reading

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Organic Beekeeping Training Course

Our friends at Organic Beekeeping 101 have just released an educational DVD for beginning beekeepers interested in organic beekeeping. The folks at Organic Beekeeping 101 have teamed passionate beekeeping teacher Randy Sue Collins and talented videographer Paul Martin to produce … Continue reading

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Hotel Beehive!

by Gary I went to SenchaCon at the Fairmont San Francisco this week. The hotel has beehives! They were installed this year to provide honey for the kitchens, pollinate plants, and stave off colony collapse disorder. On the lobby floor, … Continue reading

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