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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 […]
November 17, 2019
Boy looking at the bumblebee using magnifying glass,

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. […]
November 15, 2019
A Honey Hunter on a Cliff

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 […]
November 6, 2019
Honey oat beer buns

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 […]
October 31, 2019
Stung

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, […]