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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.”.

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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 ...
Dig In: The buzz about backyard beesEdmonton Journal

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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 ...



Urban beekeepers make pitch to Gresham council
KOIN.com
GRESHAM, Ore. (KOIN 6) — In the Portland area, said the president of the Portland Urban beekeepers, about 50% of the hives every year are lost. “So a lot of us are trying to get backyard beekeeping expanded,” president Tim Wessel told KOIN 6 News.



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 ...



Learn the basics of beekeeping at upcoming workshop
Lakenewsonline.com
The all day workshop will be taught by Jim and Valerie Duever of Jim 'n' I Farms, Inc. The Duevers have taught several beginning beekeeping workshops and are very passionate about educating people on beekeeping. Come learn about how to start, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...



Brain surgeon Bill Bookwalter is also a beekeeper
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Fox Chapel, the bucolic suburban enclave, is home to CEOs and surgeons and now several queens, thanks to Bill Bookwalter. Nearly nine years ago, the UPMC brain surgeon took up beekeeping as a way to relax. Today, he has hives scattered throughout ...



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 ...

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