• Dispatch from Devon: Talking bees on “Talking Bees”

      Beekeeper John Howe on his experiences in Devon, UK, where they are working on getting town council approval to keep bees on the historic Totnes castle meadow. Hello there from Totnes, Devon! Been here since December and I am finally getting my feet on the ground in the beekeeping world. Here’s what’s up: First […]

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    Artist John Stark’s “Apiculture” exhibition at the Charlie Smith London – opening October 6th

    John Stark’s representation of beekeeping in “Apiculture” One of our favorite artists, John Stark, will have an upcoming exhibition, Apiculture, opening on the 6th of October at Charlie Smith Gallery in London. An interview with John Stark in Spoonfed sheds some light on beekeeping imagery that is woven through a number of his paintings: These […]

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  • The Southern Cuckoo bumblebee

    Buzz Over New Bumblebee Discovery

    A Southern Cuckoo bumblebee has been spotted in Scotland for the first time in 50 years. From BBC News: “A species of bumblebee has been spotted in Scotland for the first time in 50 years. The Southern Cuckoo bumblebee was found near the border with England at St Abbs in Berwickshire.

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