Tag: Honey

Amazing Bees and Facial Recognition

Amazing Bees and Facial Recognition

A few weeks ago, I was talking with members of the Bee Team. It was a fascinating discussion, and they mentioned bees recognize their beekeepers, and you can “pet” bees. This started me thinking about the fantastic bees on the planet. Do bees have facial […]

Bee Maintenance

Bee Maintenance

There is always work to be done with the hives, and we are ever grateful to the team maintaining them. Recently, the team has been reducing the size of the large Lalita and Indrakshi hives, and increasing the size of the two smaller hives: Brahmani […]

Honey Harvest Collage August 2023

Honey Harvest Collage August 2023

On Saturday 19th August 2023 there was a honey harvest. Approximately 50 frames of honey were collected and processed. It was a project that started early in the morning with many hands and preparation that started last week when Bill and Dan (the “Bee Guys”) […]

Honey Harvest on July 1st

Honey Harvest on July 1st

On the weekend of July 1st, the Bee Team and volunteers harvested honey and it is available for purchase. It was a gratifying activity for all involved. A wonderful reminder of the amazing bees in nature. It was a bountiful harvest. Prior to the harvest, […]

Have you checked your Bee Board?

Have you checked your Bee Board?

What is a Bee Board? In the hive structures at GreenFriends we use a screened bottom “sticky board,” which is at the lower structure of the hive. In the pictures below you will notice where the board is relative to the structure. There is a […]

Bee Amazed!

Bee Amazed!

Is there anything more amazing in nature than honey bees? Nature itself is amazing! Now, let’s take a closer look at honey production. Grab a jar of honey (we have some available in the store). If you are looking at an 8oz jar of honey, […]