Posts Tagged ‘honeybees’

Documenting the Urban Farming Boom

Documenting the Urban Farming Boom

Two filmmakers travel the country to document the fast growing interest in urban agriculture.

Using Honeybees to Sniff Out Explosives

Using Honeybees to Sniff Out Explosives

Specially trained honeybees may just save human lives.

Collecting a Wild Honeybee Swarm (video)

Collecting a Wild Honeybee Swarm (video)

In this video, beekeeper Matt Reed demonstrates how to collect a wild honeybee swarm comprising about 7000 honeybees. A swarm is the natural mechanism for bees to divide the colony in order to find a new home.

Beekeeping Basics: Equipment For Beginners (video)

Beekeeping Basics: Equipment For Beginners (video)

Veteran beekeeper Glen Andresen, discusses the basic equipment for beginning beekeepers.

Beekeeping Basics: Getting Started (video)

Beekeeping Basics: Getting Started (video)

Glen Andresen, a Portland beekeeper for 20 years, discusses the beekeeping basics before purchasing hives, bees, and related equipment.