For the first time, acclaimed Not So Big House author and architect brings quality-over-quality design to a residential development.
Tall Goldenrod is a fall favorite of the honeybee. Although it is most likely the bees are foraging on a variety of flowers, it is natural to assume the most prevalent flower at any given time is the strongest influence in the honey.
Simple suggestions on preserving vegetables and herbs
A small apiary uses a unique system to extract honey from frames.
A gourmet guide to preserving the last harvest from your garden.
Starting a new hobby can be intimidating when everything is unfamiliar. Walk through the basics of a beehive structure.
FamilyFarmed.org Good Food Festival & Conference partner Vicki Nowicki shares her experience living, learning, and teaching on her suburban permaculture homestead.
The victim of a spray drift incident often finds him or herself on the defensive.
When honeybees are unable to store enough food for winter, the beekeeper must decide how to support the colony through the winter.
Beekeepers need a consistent way to document hive inspections including prompts to address all relevant areas while looking at a colony of honeybees.
The victim of a spray drift incident may not see any actual damage, but plants, trees and possibly people, still are drifted upon.
The many problems associated with recognizing, treating and reporting pesticide drift exposures.
What it means to stick up for yourself when you experience pesticide drift.
Take a look around your property and decide where to put your new beehives. Some considerations for hive placement.
In remembrance of a dear friend and steward of the Earth, a look at how others inspire us and how their legacy sculpts us.
Essential oils can be a useful supplement for honeybees. Lemongrass, spearmint and thyme essential oils are being used to encourage brood development and the overall health of bees.
What is a beekeeper to do during the long cold winter months? Eat honey of course.
Bees do not live on honey alone. Pollen provides honeybees with necessary protein.
Triton College has installed electric car charging stations in an effort to promote greener lifestyles in the community.
The different emotions you may experience as you deal with Pesticide Drift on your property or your person.
Honey from our backyard bees provide us with a sweetener, but just as important, honey has many health benefits.
In part two of this five-part series, Lyn Fenwick shares a homesteader named Isaac's 19th century journal entries on love, including the observation of local beauties and his desire for a woman who enjoys reading.