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Keeping Backyard Bees is a joint effort by Mother Earth News and Grit magazines to create a hive mind of information on bees, beekeeping, pollen, hives, honey, and much more. Our audience may be seasoned beekeepers, interested in starting a hive, or just concerned about the well-being of bees and want to know how to help. You can make a difference, and we’re here to show you how.

Keeping Backyard Bees is a joint effort by Mother Earth News and Grit magazines to create a hive mind of information on bees, beekeeping, pollen, hives, honey, and much more. Our audience may be seasoned beekeepers, interested in starting a hive, or just concerned about the well-being of bees and want to know how to help. You can make a difference, and we’re here to show you how.
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Keeping Backyard Bees is a joint effort by Mother Earth News and Grit magazines to create a hive mind of information on bees, beekeeping, pollen, hives, honey, and much more. Our audience may be seasoned beekeepers, interested in starting a hive, or just concerned about the well-being of bees and want to know how to help. You can make a difference, and we’re here to show you how.

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English


Episodes

Pollinator Friendly Gardens - Video

6/28/2018
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Enjoy this video from MOTHER EARTH NEWS! Jessica and Q discuss the benefits of growing a pollinator-friendly garden! #pollinatorweek Link to POLLINATOR FRIENDLY GARDENING book: http://bit.ly/PollinatorBook Thinking about starting your own apiary but don’t know where to begin? Find out how easy it is to become a backyard beekeeper at our Basics of Beekeeping workshop with Brushy Mountain Bee Farm! Friday, Sept. 14, at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pa., in conjunction with the MOTHER...

Duration:00:16:45

Hive Split - Video

5/18/2018
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Join Russell Mullin and Suzanna Vazquez as they walk through the process of splitting a beehive. Thinking about starting your own apiary but don’t know where to begin? Find out how easy it is to become a backyard beekeeper at our Basics of Beekeeping workshop with Brushy Mountain Bee Farm! Friday, Sept. 14, at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pa., in conjunction with the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR. Learn more and reserve your spot...

Duration:00:20:24

Beekeeping with a Busy Lifestyle - Emma Arnold

5/15/2018
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In this episode, they discuss Emma's history with bees, a few cool stories, and how she manages her beekeeping while on the road. Thinking about starting your own apiary but don’t know where to begin? Find out how easy it is to become a backyard beekeeper at our Basics of Beekeeping workshop with Brushy Mountain Bee Farm! Friday, Sept. 14, at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pa., in conjunction with the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR. Learn more and reserve your spot...

Duration:00:28:33

MEN Classic Episode - Changing Urban Ag Policy

5/10/2018
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In this episode, Charlotte and Russell meet with Mary Miller and Helen Schnoes from the Douglas County Food Policy Council. They have worked tirelessly to create agricultural regulations in Lawrence Kansas that both encourage and protect urban farming, including keeping bees. Thinking about starting your own apiary but don’t know where to begin? Find out how easy it is to become a backyard beekeeper at our Basics of Beekeeping workshop with Brushy Mountain Bee Farm! Friday, Sept. 14, at...

Duration:00:53:13

MEN Classic Episode - Profit From Your Homestead

5/10/2018
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In this episode, Becky Tipton and Hank Will discuss how they make a profit on their homestead. their expertise explores keeping bees, gardening, and livestock. Thinking about starting your own apiary but don’t know where to begin? Find out how easy it is to become a backyard beekeeper at our Basics of Beekeeping workshop with Brushy Mountain Bee Farm! Friday, Sept. 14, at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pa., in conjunction with the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR. Learn more and reserve your spot...

Duration:00:36:51

MEN Classic Episode - Harvest Your Honey

5/10/2018
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In this Classic Episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and FRIENDS, Becky and Steve Tipton meet with Charlotte and Robert to teach them about the different methods of harvest honey and what makes hive product so extraordinary! Thinking about starting your own apiary but don’t know where to begin? Find out how easy it is to become a backyard beekeeper at our Basics of Beekeeping workshop with Brushy Mountain Bee Farm! Friday, Sept. 14, at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pa., in conjunction with the...

Duration:00:49:38

MEN Classic Episode - Swarm Essentials

5/10/2018
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Enjoy this classic podcast episode from MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends! In this episode, Hilary Kearney of Girl Next Door Honey teaches Zach and Charlotte about catching a swarm. She also goes into detail about her business as a beekeeper! Thinking about starting your own apiary but don’t know where to begin? Find out how easy it is to become a backyard beekeeper at our Basics of Beekeeping workshop with Brushy Mountain Bee Farm! Friday, Sept. 14, at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pa.,...

Duration:00:49:17

MEN Classic Episode - Bee-ginning with Bees

5/9/2018
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This podcast episode was proudly sponsored by MOTHER EARTH NEWS! Are you considering keeping bees? In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends podcast producer Robert Riley sits down with Master Beekeepers Becky and Steve Tipton, and Ethnobotanist Dawn Combs, who is a veteran in the realm of "natural beekeeping". These experts share their knowledge and discuss differences to help Robert and other beginners get up and going with their own colonies. Robert, Becky, Steve, and Dawn help...

Duration:01:02:05