Honey Bee

Bee on bellflower

Photo by Wimverhagen1005 |

To turn flowers into food, most fruit requires the efforts of insect pollinators and European honey bees are the work horse of agriculture. But is the labour of the European honey bee enough? Can their work be supplemented and assisted? more


Farm to Table, locally sourced and handcrafted is the trend for today’s customers, who want local authentic experiences at home or while travelling. more


People who read this column know that I promote the benefits of supporting natural habitats. The notion of a clean and neat looking agricultural property with crops surrounded by bare soil and neatly mown turf grass is still a strong image. more


For Ed Nowek, owner and founder of Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery, a fascination with honeybees goes hand in glove with business acumen. more


Are pesticides, especially those with a neonicotinoid base, responsible for killing bees around the globe? more