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The Farm and the Bees

Honeycomb

Honeycomb

Honeycomb frames where the bees live

Honeycomb frames where the bees live

Forager bees coming home

Forager bees coming home

Bees at Work

Bees at Work

Beekeeper Holding a Honeycomb

Beekeeper Holding a Honeycomb

Beekeeper holding a frame of bees

Beekeeper holding a frame of bees

Bees on Borage

Bees on Borage

Borage is an herb that bees can't resist

Spring time at the bee yard

Spring time at the bee yard

Spring brings an abundance of wildflowers

Monarch Butterfly larve

Monarch Butterfly larve

Milkweek is essential to Monarchs

Bees just love milkweed

Bees just love milkweed

Milkweed is a host to many pollinators

Beekeeper watching a swarm

Beekeeper watching a swarm

We've become a master at catching swarms on our farm

Our second bee yard

Our second bee yard

Colorful disks help bees identify their home

Swarm catching

Swarm catching

Monarchs on the farm

Monarchs on the farm

Mentoring new beekeepers

Mentoring new beekeepers

One of our apiaries

One of our apiaries

Hives nestled among our fruit trees

Queen castles

Queen castles

We raise our own honeybee queens

Bees love milkweed

Bees love milkweed

Happy bees

Happy bees

Bees do a dance on the front of their hive called "washboarding"

Another one of our bee yards

Another one of our bee yards

Buzzing with activity

Catching a swarm

Catching a swarm

Honeybees swarm as a natural way of reproduction

Swarm in a tree

Swarm in a tree

Honeybee swarms occur in a variety of sizes

Abundance of bees

Abundance of bees

Clear day across the field

Clear day across the field

Spring time at the yard

Spring time at the yard

Spring time bring buttercups to the bee yard

Bees love sage

Bees love sage

Sage is just one of the herbs growing on our farm

Beekeeping seems like an "everyday" event

Beekeeping seems like an "everyday" event

Checking hives in one of our yards

Happy frame of bees

Happy frame of bees

Beautiful day for checking the bees

Wildflower Honey

Wildflower Honey

The rich amber color of our wildflower honey