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Types of Bees from A to Z

Learn about all the different kinds of bees out there.

Exactly how much do we need bees?

As nature’s hardest working pollinators, bees do more than we could ever fully appreciate – totally free. Learn about how local honey, bees and beekeepers support our entire food system.

How to Talk to Your Friends About Bees

Learn how you can help spread awareness for bees and pollinators during Pollinator Awareness Week.

How We’re Saving American Honey

Local Hive is preserving the rarest, most unique local honeys from around the country and making them available in our small-batch, limited-run Harvest Reserve series.

The Beauty of Beekeeping

Butterfly Pavilion was founded to conserve pollinators. Beekeepers are an essential part of that mission.

Beekeeping with 2020 American Beekeeping Federation Honey Queen Mary Reisinger

2020 American Honey Queen Mary Reisinger talks local honey and beekeeping.

Bees & Beekeepers Coloring Page

A coloring page to teach kids about how bees and beekeepers help all plants grow.

Local Bees Could Use Some Help

Saving American bees and beekeepers starts with local honey.

Beekeeping in January

A brief look at how beekeepers help their hives survive the winter.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dealing with Bees

A few quick tips on getting rid of bees naturally from the bee experts at Local Hive Honey.

Where would we be without bees?

Bees pollinate many of our favorite foods. What would happen if they didn’t?

Guide to Celebrity Beekeepers

The definitive guide to famous beekeepers from Local Hive Honey.

Get Wild in Your Backyard

A quick guide to making your garden irresistible to local bees and the rest of nature’s pollinators.

How Bees Find the Best Pollen

Learn how bees communicate in order to find the best pollen near their hive.

Beekeeping’s Peak Season

Learn about what goes on during September: beekeeping’s busiest month.

The World’s Smallest Chemists

While a bee hive may not look like a science lab, every step from flower to comb contributes to honey’s unique properties.

The A-List Beekeeper

Learn about Morgan Freeman’s newest hobby – beekeeping – and how it can help preserve our pollinators.

The Start of Beekeeping Season

Why Bees Are Important

Bees are amongst the most important creatures to humans on Earth. These amazing insects pollinate over 80% of all flowering plants. Learn more at Local Hive!