Jars of Honey

The Buzz On Bud’s Bees

    “How are the bees?” is a question Hans Hirshfield gets a lot. In March, the U of M Bee Squad stopped by for a “Well Bee Checkup” and told us the Hirshfield’s Hives were healthy and happy. We lost two hives over the winter of 2015 and the University of Minnesota’s Hive to Bottle program...
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looking for the Queen

Friday Finds: Keeping the Neighborhood Colorful

Keeping the Neighborhood Colorful This Spring, Bud and Hans Hirshfield teamed up with the University of Minnesota’s Bee Lab and introduced two honeybee colonies to the environs just outside of downtown Minneapolis.  The Hirshfield’s Hives are managed by the UofM’s Bee Squad as part of their program helping promote the health of bee pollinators.  Beekeeping...
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