About Beekeeping

Take a look at the following links to learn more about beekeeping:

History Of Beekeeping
Beekeeping and honey gathering go back many years. Here is a brief history.

Bee Boles
What are bee boles? A brief overview.

How To Start Beekeeping
Links to information and resources about beekeeping: from choosing equipment to videos to watch.

What Is Mead?
A look at this ancient drink!

Why/when Do Beekeepers Feed Sugar To Bees?
Ever wondered why they do it?  Find out here.

Commercial Beekeeping
About the service provided by commercial beekeepers.

Honey bee foraging on yellow solidago flower

Why Do Honey Bees And Beekeepers Matter?
Honey bees and beekeepers play an important role in food production, society and the the environment.

Beekeeping Equipment
About beekeeping equipment used by beekeepers - not a full list, but what are the basic items a beekeeper will need?

Some great beekeeping books, as well as books along related themes.

Honey Bee Hives
A quick overview of the types of beehives used by beekeepers.

A-Z of Beekeeping
An overview of words commonly used by beekeepers and what they mean.

About Honey Bees
The stars of the show!  Learn more about the amazing honey bee and the colony in which it lives.

About Honey
Lots of information here, from why bees make it and how, to recipes.