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 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 […]
Forming their own building material, building perfect hexagons, and maintaining uniform structure and function, honey bees are certainly true animal architects! Today, our researcher Sasha and I had the opportunity […]
Join us as we discuss the evolution of modern beekeeping at the National Building Museum on August 15th, from 6:30-8:00 pm! We are very excited about this event, and hope […]
Before posting about our summer progress, I thought it would be(e) beneficial to briefly write about our progress made throughout this past fall and spring! Fall 2014 Last August we […]
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.