On Sunday July 22nd, our Junior Beekeeper James and I had the incredible opportunity to discuss the biology and behavior of honey bees with members of GW GroW Garden! We […]
On Saturday April 12th, one of our new researchers, Jordan, and I had the incredible opportunity to put together a booth for Dumbarton Oaks Park Anniversary Celebration. We brought our full observation hive, […]
On Sunday, September 10th we hosted a group of amazing volunteers who helped us harvest and extract our honey- We were able to successfully extract 175 lbs of honey! A […]
I am so excited to announce that our bee camera, which has been offline throughout most of the season, is up and running again! With our camera, you can see […]
I am not opposing the movement of honey from hive to home. Rather, I write to address the misunderstanding that beekeepers possess about honey nutrition in order to develop them into informed citizens of America and citizens of nature. As a beekeeper and researcher at the George Washington University Bee Laboratory (GWUBL), I want to share firsthand knowledge of the true identity of modern honey.
Early morning June 4th, the Bee Team ventured out into Beltsville Maryland for some valuable follow-up with the USDA ARS Bee Research Laboratory. Jeff Pettis, Research Leader, generously took some […]
The sun is shining, the DC weather may finally be regulating itself and the bees are buzzing in! Our first shipment of bees arrived last Saturday and they are thriving […]
Widespread health issues of Apis mellifera, the western honey bee, have become a growing concern across America and around the globe. Drawing the most attention has been the rapid (and […]