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5 Reasons Autumn is When to Start the Beekeeping Process

Beekeeping is something that starts during the spring and continues through summer then ends in fall, right? WRONG! Beekeeping is a continuous process and cycles every year through all the seasons no matter where the hive is located.  Beekeeping is working withe a living animal and needs to be planned […]

Beekeeping Reimagined for the Urban Environment

When I ask people what comes to mind when I say beekeeping, people generally imagine stacked boxes at the back of a field, far away from people. When I tell them that I’m a beekeeper, and that I spent yesterday afternoon looking in on our Beepod located on a green roof […]

Why Winterize with the Beepods BEErito

Beepod Winterization Made Easy by Laura Maigatter After three years of trial and error, working hard to perfect a winter survival strategy for our bees, we are ready to bring our BEErito wrap to the world! You may be asking yourself “But, why do I need a winterizing kit?”  

Fall is Here!

What to look for during a fall inspection by Laura Maigatter Fall is here! To those of you that have a dislike for the dog days of summer this is a relief, and it is welcome break for the bees, too. The dropping temps serve as a wakeup call for […]

MREA Schedule

Beepods is an exhibitor at the MREA Energy Fair. Check out our schedule. We’ll be putting on demonstrations and sessions through the days.