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.
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 […]