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Making the Connection: Honeybees, Food, and You - a TED talk by Christy Hemenway of Gold Star Honeybees

11/6/2011 7:36:45 AM

Tags: Top Bar Hives, Standard Hives, Gold Star Honey Bees, Christy Hemenway, natural beekeeping, natural wax, Thinking Beekeeper, TBH, TED, TEDx, TEDxDirigo, Christy Hemenway

Hello Mother Earth News readers!

Since I founded Gold Star Honeybees in 2007, and began advocating for natural beekeeping on natural beeswax - and discovering the amazing connections between bees and every other good thing on the planet - I’ve spoken at over 100 events - large, small, and in between.

I think the most exciting opportunity I’ve been granted to date to talk about this important message occurred in September of 2011 - at the TEDxDirigo conference held in Portland, Maine, where I was honored to present a 9 minute TED talk titled "Making the Connection: Honeybees, Food, and You"

You can see this talk, and connect with 1000+ other amazing TED talks below.

If you like the video, we'd love it if you'd give it a "Thumbs Up!" and help us spread the word about the important connection between honeybees, food and you - because CONNECTION is CRUCIAL!






About TED:  TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.

The TED website is a repository of riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world.

TEDx was created in the spirit of TED's mission, "ideas worth spreading." The program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level.

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