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Beepods Better Beekeeping Blog

December 13, 2019
Hive mind

Hive Mind: Humans Aren’t So Different From Bees

Whenever you see a bee buzzing around outside, do you ever think, “Hey pal, we aren’t so different after all?” The term “hive mind” has been in use for decades to describe the behavior of bees, however, we see it commonly used to describe our habits on the Internet as […]
December 2, 2019
Beehive

Help Beepods Give 99% to the Center for Honeybee Research 

The holidays are a festive time of year full of wrapping paper, cozy mugs of cocoa, and time with family. While twinkle lights and the wide variety of chewy Christmas cookies make this a special time of year, there is a spirit of giving that is the undercurrent for everything […]
November 30, 2019
Bee learning

Five Reasons You Need a Beepods Membership

  At Beepods we want our customers to BEE successful. As a new beekeeper, you have much to learn and the bees can’t always wait for you to figure it out. Fortunately, we offer a Beepods membership so that you can continue to receive support even beyond your first year.   […]
November 29, 2019
Gifts

Consider Experiential Gifts if You Want to Connect

Have you ever received a gift that meant so much to you it changed your life? Now, I’m not going to claim a good coffee mug or an especially soft pair of socks can’t change your life, but there’s something special about the gift of experience. Experiential gifts can help […]
November 21, 2019
Hatidze in profile

A World Apart: Traditional Beekeeping in Macedonia

A World Apart I’m curious if I was the only one who was incredibly uncomfortable watching Honeyland, a documentary that won big at Sundance this year. Filmmakers Tamara Kotevska and Ljubo Stefanov present the story of Hatidze Muratova, an aging woman with a dying mother living in rural Macedonia. It […]