Tag Archives: Canadian honey

Sweet Stats

Yesterday, Stats Canada released honey bee numbers for 2016. Canada now has more colonies ever. That’s  right – more hives of honey bees than ever, in all of our recorded history. Our numbers are now over 750,000 colonies. The last … Continue reading

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Canada Day in the Land of Honey

Happy Birthday Canada!  149 years ago, the Fathers of Confederation signed the paperwork that began the Canadian experience. I always figured it was kind of those politicians to give us a summer holiday that suits a beekeeper’s calendar. Across most … Continue reading

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Fair Honey

As a beekeeper, I have always been troubled with the disposal of honey. Invariably, we produced more than we could eat, especially since I ran as many as 2,000 hives. We had to get rid of the excess. Some went … Continue reading

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