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Should You Add Bees or Chickens to Your Outdoor Classroom?

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Should You Add Bees or Chickens to Your Outdoor Classroom?

                  As you look to develop your school’s outdoor classroom, you may be asking that difficult question: bees or chickens? Here’s a scorecard to help you make that decision.  Rules There may be city and county ordinances for both chickens and honeybees. […]
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Mad Honey: A Retelling of Vice’s Video on Nepalese Honey

Vice covers edgy topics and dives deep into the underbelly of some of the most fascinating and terrifying facets of human existence. Their video, “The Nepalese Honey That Makes People Hallucinate” is indeed fascinating, with the typical vivid imagery accompanying an intriguing story about people half a world away and […]
Honey beer bread

The *Best* Honey-Based Recipes for Fall

Can we construct an entire meal with every dish, every morsel containing a bit of honey? Yes. Yes, we can. I’ve compiled a set of honey-based recipes for you honey lovers out there, from some of our favorite recipe websites.  I can’t say they are no-fail because, human error, but […]

Bee Afraid: A Review of Horror Movies With Bees

It’s That Time of Year It’s All Hallow’s Eve. Samhain. Halloween. For some of us (me), it’s our favorite holiday of the year and it’s a time to celebrate. I like to indulge in horror movies. Every year I’m on a personal quest to find quality horror movies. You know, […]

Selling Honey at School

Honeycomb from a Beepods hive. Once your Beepods hive is active and established, it’s time to think about selling honey. While you probably won’t harvest much honey the first year, you can expect 60-100 pounds a year after that. Here’s what you need to know to get started selling honey […]