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Beepods Better Beekeeping Blog

Where Will Your Food Come From in the Future?

In this article, we describe just a few of the many benefits behind making honey bees a part of your community garden. Increasing your plants’ yield, providing educational opportunities for the community, and adding diversity to the products that you offer (honey, wax, etc.) are just the tip of the […]
bee poop on side of harvest box after winter

Sam Joseph’s Journal – Why do we care about Bee Poo?

And now an answer to the question the whole world is asking: Why do we care about Bee Poo? Bees don’t like the winter. Flowers aren’t in bloom, so they can’t collect food. Once the temperature drops below 55 degrees, they can’t even physically fly. Even inside the hive they […]
feed bees honey not sugar

What Honey Bees Really Want: Two Examples of the Beepods Beekeeping Philosophy in Practice

At Beepods, we take a very different approach to beekeeping that is not considered to be traditional. It comes across in our equipment, our training, our support, and even how we work with the bees. And it all starts and ends with really one question… “Would the bees like that?” […]
Honey Jars

Decadent Honey Recipes to Enjoy on Fat Tuesday

We had to.  It is Fat Tuesday and at Beepods, we happen to LOVE food.  So here are some mouth watering recipes that look almost too good to eat. Honey Lavender Cheesecake Something about the combination of Honey and lavendar really gives this cheesecake an amazing taste without being too […]
Beepods Top Bar Hive Comb

10 helpful uses for beeswax

In this post, the Beepods team shares some of their favorite uses of beeswax.  In a Beepods Vented-Top-Bar Hive, more wax is produced and will need to be cycled out over time.   Here are our 10 best uses of beeswax and some of our favorite recipes. Beeswax is a powerful […]