April 2, 2014
by Anita Deeley
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What Are Those White Dots In My Honey Comb?

What are those white dots in my honey comb? When inspecting your hive first thing in the spring after a long cold winter,  you may pull out a frame that looks like the picture below.  It is filled with white … Continue reading

Honey from Beverly Bees

May 13, 2013
by Anita Deeley
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Honey! Honey! Honey!

We Have Honey! Our honey is treatment free which is hard to find locally. Treatment free honey means that treatments are not used inside the hive. No pesticides, chemicals, essential oils or antibiotics are used inside the hive at any … Continue reading

October 5, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Largest Honey Show In North America At The Topsfield Fair

Largest Award Winning Honey Show In North America At The Topsfield Fair The largest Award Winning Honey Show in North America takes place every year at the Topsfield Fair.  The show is put on by the Essex County Beekeepers Association  … Continue reading

September 30, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Raw Local Honey For Sale at the Topsfield Fair Bee House

Raw Local Honey For Sale at the Topsfield Fair Bee House Every year the Essex County Beekeepers Association puts on a magnificent honey and beekeeping show at the Topsfield Fair.   It is the largest honey show in North America and … Continue reading

September 6, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Top Bar Hives With Les Crowder

Top Bar Hives With Les Crowder At the Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference, Les Crowder gave a talk on top bar hives.  Les has been keeping bees for over 30 years.  He used to work in commercial beekeeping using Langstroth hives … Continue reading

August 3, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Microbes & Bees Plus How To Light A Smoker & Other Hive Inspection Tips

Microbes & Bees At the Beginners Intensive segment of the Treatment Free Beekeeping Conference Laurie Herboldsheimer of Golden Rule Honey talked about her intense passion for the importance of the microbes that live in the honeybee colony.  She has done … Continue reading