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1 hr ago |

Baking with the bees

It was sweet, good and fun for everyone. The Philadelphia Honey Festival, held last weekend, proved to bee the queen bee of festivals - one sweet treat.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Life, Food, Agriculture, Recipes

4 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Broomfield council abuzz about backyard bees; members will consider code change for insects

Broomfield residents who want to keep bees in residential neighborhoods might be one step closer to that goal after City Council has decided to reconsider beekeeping rules. At a study session Tuesday, council members said they were open to further discussions about what it would take to allow beekeeping in residential neighborhoods.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Broomfield, CO, Entomology, Life, Food, Lafayette, CO

7 hrs ago | Florida Trend

Florida's Obamacare navigators handed $6.8M to find new enrollees

After reading about the woeful state of honeybees and a new Florida law to foster backyard hives, Marcie Davis launched a simple, well-intentioned mission: become a foster mother to a dozen hives in her one-acre Kendall yard, cultivate a little honey and spread the word about their alarming decline. Read more from Governing and the Miami Herald .


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Life, Food, NASA

11 hrs ago | Tivyside Advertiser

New Welsh bee scheme

A new project to increase honey production in Wales is urging farmers and landowners to have beehives on their land and so help boost the Welsh honey industry and maybe gain access to farming support. According to the recently formed Cywain Bee project having beehives on land could not only help the Welsh honey industry, but possibly lead to farmers and landowners achieving additional support through environmental management schemes.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Apiculture

15 hrs ago | Nottingham Evening Post

Honey gives brewery's new tipple a real sting in the ale

Gedling beekeeper Alec Thomson with Castle Rock's head brewer, Adrian Redgrove, and Isabel Greed, of Notts Wildlife Trust, raise a glass of Bittern. A chance meeting led to beekeeper Alec Thomson, of Woodthorpe, providing 10k of his Trent Valley Honey to Castle Rock for its latest brew.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Apiculture, Science, Beer, Drink

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Market Fresh: As season winds down, Palmer gets a new market

Top Shelf Market, operated by Julie Meer of Choose Food Wisely, will set up from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays in the Downtown Palmer Plaza, 550 S. Alaska Street. "This is a gathering of top-shelf vendors who value nutrition, quality and selection," Meer says.


Related Topix: Palmer, AK, Dining, Kodiak, AK, Life, Food, Potatoes, Vegetables

The RiotACT

Should you quit sugar?

Some of you may have read 'I Quit Sugar' and have been using Brown Rice syrup, also known as rice malt syrup instead of sugar. This is not a health food! There's a highly detailed post from with links on our Facebook Page if you're interested.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food

Columbia Magazine

Barbara Armitage: Can't say enough properties about honey

Barbara Armitage: Can't say enough properties about honey By Barbara Armitage I don't think that we can say enough about the wonderful properties of honey or about the importance of buying local. Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has kept the focus on Kentucky products but it's up to the consumer to take action.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Kentucky, Kentucky Government

Columbia Magazine

KY Dept of Agriculture urges Kentuckians to buy local honey

KY Dept of Agriculture urges Kentuckians to buy local honey Click on headline for story with photo By Ted Sloan News from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture FRANKFORT, KY - Agriculture Commissioner James Comer urges Kentuckians to enjoy Kentucky Proud honey as part of a healthy diet during National Honey Month. "Honey is a natural sweetener, but it also has numerous other benefits," Commissioner Comer said.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Kentucky, Agriculture, Science, Kentucky Government, Frankfort, KY, Apiculture


Slideshow: Bird helps man, man cheats bird

In Tanzania, some Hadza still hunt and gather their food, including honey, which makes up to 15% of their diet. But to find the beehives, they need some help.


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Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog

Lactic Acid Bacteria in Bees Counteracted Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA in Lab Experiments

The group of bacteria counteracted antibiotic-resistant MRSA in lab experiments. The bacteria, mixed into honey, has healed horses with persistent wounds.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Apiculture, Science

Bangor Daily News

Two Native Conifers in the Autumn Garden

In September, demands of the vegetable garden ease and there is time to regain a sharp focus on the rest of the garden. I walk with Mia the Beagle down the drive on chilly sunny mornings and the shaggy, honey-colored bark of a yellow birch at the top of the drive greets me like an old friend.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food

Broward-Palm Beach

The Funky Buddha Lounge Turns Four: Fan Favorites And Rare Offerings On Tap Saturday

This Saturday, September 20th, The Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery in downtown-ish Boca Raton will be tapping literally dozens of kegs for its fourth annual anniversary party.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Florida, Life, Food, Homebrewing, Hobbies

Portland Tribune

Beekeepers stung by prejudice

'It's grown just crazily,' Carlson agrees, adding that membership in the fledgling Portland Urban Beekeepers chapter of Oregon State Beekeepers Association has grown from about a dozen people to around 175 people in three years, with close to 1,000 likes on their Facebook page. But with so many new beekeepers now talking to each other, issues with how the city and county regulate beehives have come to the surface.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Multnomah County, OR, Life, Food

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Miami Herald

Chew on this: Thank bees for sweet, golden, healthful honey

Bees make honey by visiting flowers, collecting nectar and filling their stomachs. While the nectar is in the bees' stomachs, it mixes with proteins and enzymes converting the nectar to honey.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Apiculture, Science, Medicine, Nutrition, Cape May, NJ


Could Honey Replace Antibiotics?

The Centers for Disease Control, along with a plethora of other health, scientific and academic organizations, have for some time warned of "super bugs," or antibiotic-resistant organisms. In fact, at least 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics each year, leading to at least 23,000 deaths.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Apiculture, Science, MRSA, Health

Benson-Crump Memorial Community Gardens Autumn Garlic Festival

The Milford Recreation Department's Benson-Crump Memorial Community Gardens Program is holding its annual Autumn Garlic Festival Fund Raiser in the Gazebo on the Milford Green in downtown Milford on Saturday, September 27th , from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The rain date is Sunday, September 28th .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Garlic, Food Festival, Milford, CT, Recipes, Home Gardening, Home

Nashoba Publishing Online

in Good Taste

This month visit local orchards to pick your own fresh peaches and raspberries, rich in fiber, antioxidants and Vitamin C. September is national honey month, and farmstands are selling jars of harvested honey. A big thanks to the hardworking honey bees for pollinating peach trees and raspberry bushes, and producing honey, for without them, we wouldn't have desserts like this! Bring a pot of water to boil, reduce heat to low, gentle simmer.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fruits


Domoguen: Colony collapse and climate change disorder

IMAGINE singing the song "Good old days" in a field away from the crowd of current habitations, and it gets you imagining so many living things we lost in a landscape that we have changed. Imagine seeing the days of September unfolding into the cold days of December.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Life, Food, Opinion

Glimpse inside NACE's Star Spangled Banner Evening party in Fells Point

Did you know? 2014 marked the 200th anniversary of the writing of the Star Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key. Historians note that Key was inspired to write the song that eventually became our national anthem after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry, located in Baltimore, Maryland.


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