BCBA meeting July 13 to feature discussion of mead-making


The regular meeting of the Blount County Beekeepers Association will be on Monday, July 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Blount County public library. The main topic on the program will be mead and how to make it out of your honey. In addition, beekeepers can bring a sample of honey to have it testedContinue reading “BCBA meeting July 13 to feature discussion of mead-making”

Defining honey: Feds thinking about, possibly, stepping in


Most of us — beekeepers and the folks who know them — know where our honey comes from. But lots of people do not. And there is a lot of bogus honey out there, particularly what is used industrially (rather than sold in stores). The problem of bogus honey has been around for a while. In 2006Continue reading “Defining honey: Feds thinking about, possibly, stepping in”