Brooklyn Life

Posted May 29th, 2012 by .

Photos by Neil Despres (portrait of me at the plot) (view from our Greenpoint rooftop) (seedlings at the store) (neighborhood kiddos w/ their lemonade stand)...

A Busy Bee Weekend (Photos)

Posted May 21st, 2012 by .

What a weekend! My beekeeper friend Mark Negley came up from Florida and brought up some bees for a few local urban farms and businesses.

Who Am I, Continued…

Posted May 9th, 2012 by .

(Continued from what? Read my previous post, here.) I'm not sure I knew then how much of an impact those times with my great grandparents

You Get What You Pay For

Posted May 2nd, 2012 by .

The rewards that come with beekeeping - honey, pollen, wax, propolis, sharing, sovereignty, joy - don't come without a price - care, maintenance, dollars, and,

A bee update from my rooftop apiary!

Posted April 29th, 2012 by .

Checked out the two overwintered hives on my roof to see how they were doing. The answer: Great! Healthy, strong overwintered bees are what I've

Just checking in…

Posted April 20th, 2012 by .

I'm a mess right now. I've been a terrible blogger but frankly, I'm just too exhausted to know what to write about. My store, Hayseed's

God Save the Queen

Posted April 11th, 2012 by .

I stopped by my hives on the way home today to see how things were going. And to check on my queens! In a package