• 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.  We published a short blog post about his art back in August of 2010. An interview with John Stark in Spoonfed sheds some […]

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    "The Honey Bee and the Hive," CAA London

    Things we love: “The Honey Bee and the Hive” exhibit in London’s Contemporary Applied Arts (open through May 1). Spoonfed.co.uk says, “This extraordinary exhibition at Contemporary Applied Arts collates the works of 28 artists who have specially created decorative objects inspired by the honey bee and the hive. The beautiful collection captures the beauty of […]

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    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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