Honey for sale

Bees have been busy this year bringing in the liquid gold from across Southern Vancouver Island. Listed below are some beekeepers that have honey for sale, probably in a variety …

Bees… in a package or a nuc?

In the recent introductory discussion on the cost to become a beekeeper, there’s mention of buying bees. However, the choices might be somewhat awkward if you don’t know what they …

What’s on your bottom board?

An overview of some of the things to expect on your bottom board. Let’s read through that cryptic mess they leave behind and try to understand what’s going on in the hive.

Meet the beekeeper: Jody Aylard

by Susan Chandler In 2016 the Swarm Committee got off to an early start with the first call on March 30. This year the¬†cooler and wetter Spring has meant a …

Honey Nut Choc-Chip Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 cup – honey 1/2 cup – peanut butter 1/2 cup – butter or margarine 1/4 cup – packed brown sugar 1 – egg 1-1/2 teaspoon – vanilla 2 …

Moroccan vegetables

Submitted by Joanne Davidson Ingredients 1 large potato (peeled and diced) 1 large yam (peeled and diced) 2 carrots (peeled and diced) 1 onion 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/4 cup …

Meandering pathways in beekeeping

by Serge Labesque When we are starting out in beekeeping, we use techniques that we learn from our fellow beekeepers or the beekeeping literature. We quickly master new skills and …