Raw local honey:

For some great raw local honey contact Rich from Green Toe Gardens


Want to become a beekeeper?

Contact Rich at the address above; he teaches a great beekeeping class.

You may also enjoy the following books:

  • BEE-SENTIALS: A Field Guide by Lawrence John Connor. ISBN: 978-1-878075-28-4
  • NATURAL BEEKEEPING by Ross Conrad. ISBN: 978-1-60358-362-6
  • THE BACKYARD BEEKEEPER by Kim Flottum. ISBN: 978-1-59253-607-8
  • The always popular series: BEEKEEPING FOR DUMMIES by Howland Blackiston.

More information about the fascinating Honey bee:

 There are plenty of videos on YouTube, this one unfortunately is very saddening:

"More Than Honey" must be purchased on YouTube for $3.99 or thru Netflix.

On a more positive note, Michigan State University has a great bee program, they are currently doing research on the content of pesticides, herbicides... In both the honey and pollen gathered in urban location by bees. Results will be posted in the fall of 2015. We are proud to be one of the participants in the study.