Bees in the classroom

The long Alaska winters are a great time to teach kids (and adults) about bees and beekeeping. To that end, we are available to visit any Fairbanks North Star Borough classrooms that have interest. We’ll bring in some of our beekeeping equipment, honeycomb, some honey, and a few preserved bees. Kids can try on the …

When should I harvest my honey?

Knowing when to harvest your honey in Alaska is an inexact science. Harvest too soon and you’ll miss out on the full potential of your hive. Harvest too late and the bees may have eaten much of their honey. So when should you harvest then? In Interior Alaska, where we live, bees won’t make it …

Beekeepers wanted

It’s that time of year in Alaska where we start to think about harvesting our honey. The Fireweed is in full bloom and our bees have been busily gathering nectar and pollen since spring. We’re currently looking for beekeepers that want to sell their honey. Reach out to us at the phone number at the …

What is a honey collective?

A collective is a group of individuals working together to achieve a common objective.