Here, I share this very simple method for rendering beeswax that will take you from sticky mess to wonderfully fragrant disks of clean beeswax ready for your crafts and beauty products while costing very little of your time and precious energy. Your bees will actually benefit from it!
Interested in beginning beekeeping? Here’s a simple checklist to get you started in time for spring.
Awesome facts about the amazing honeybee.
The no-waste way to render beeswax.
The only recipe you’ll ever need for wonderful homemade broths plus deliciously versatile chicken and veggie soup.
Raw honey isn’t just delicious — read on to learn some of the medicinal uses for it.
Keeping bees with neighbors in the city or the burbs.
Modifications I’m making and things to consider before building your own top bar hive.
Learn about the benefits of baking with this ancient grain.
When and how to feed your honeybees.
Colony Collapse Disorder is threatening the future of bee pollination. Here's what we can do about it.
A recipe for a grease patty that doesn't use hydrogenated oils.
A less meddlesome approach to beekeeping.
A brief overview of keeping bees in a top bar hive from setup to overwintering.
Not all beehives are created equal. This post examines Langstroth beehives, Top-Bar beehives, and Warre beehives in order to help a new beekeeper determine which system is the best for her bees.