A Sticky Situation…

A sticky situation for sure… having honey all over your hands.  This is a normal occurence in extracting honey, despite your best efforts otherwise. Amy Lassen, a Seattle Bee Works apprentice, perfects her technique of uncapping a honeycomb frameToday’s...
A trip to the “bee spa”

A trip to the “bee spa”

Seattle Bee Works and apprentices traveled out to the “bee spa”  (a local farm) to pickup several hives and return them to Seattle, after having the benefit of an extended foraging period beyond the blackberry flow offered in Seattle. The Seattle Bee Works...

Beekeeping in 2011

Beekeeping in 2011 was an interesting endeavor for new and experienced beekeepers alike…For starters the bees “season” was delayed due to the cool weather. New packages of bees weren’t delivered until May (normally this would happen no later...