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Why is this company called Gold Star Honeybees?

Why is this company called Gold Star Honeybees?

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Feb 5th 2018

I’ve been asked more than once about why Gold Star Honeybees was named Gold Star Honeybees. Well, there are a couple of reasons. Which I’ll tell you…The first reason was born out my memories of ele … read more
Gearing up for Bee Season 2018

Gearing up for Bee Season 2018

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Jan 8th 2018

Welcome to 2018!  There are plenty of reasons for us to be glad it's here - and only one of those reasons is the new digs.  Over the holidays, Gold Star Honeybees relocated to the great stat … read more
 About that “Back-To-School” thing…

About that “Back-To-School” thing…

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Sep 27th 2017

Every year, watching the seasonal ebb and flow of beekeeping fascinates me. In spring, it’s bees and startup equipment. In summer, it’s second hives for swarm surprises, and real-world, hands-on le … read more
The heartbreak of absconding...

The heartbreak of absconding...

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Sep 8th 2017

It's hard to describe the jarring sensation of having your bees abscond.  Whether they abscond right after you hive a package, or later on in the season - arriving at what used to be a thrivin … read more
Kindness

Kindness

Posted by Christy Hemenway on Jul 1st 2017

Greetings, Beekeepers…As the owner of a 10-year-old beekeeping business, it makes me sad to lose a resource like Bee Thinking. It’s a sad thing for the owner(s), it’s sad for the employees, and it’s … read more

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