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  1. Equipment/Hardware
    We are building some new Langstroth style hives and are planning on running Children's education programs. Is there a proper way that we could install a glass or plastic peep hole? Perhaps something that is covered up normally as to not disturb the bees, and removable to show the kids the inner...
  2. Blogs, Podcasts, and Video Presentations
    Hey everyone, I do a ton of beekeeping classes, community talks and children's presentations on bees. I wrote an article for KeepingBackyardBees.com on this subject. I hope it helps you improve your existing presentations or inspires you to do some teaching in your community...
  3. Blogs, Podcasts, and Video Presentations
    Orren Fox is Author, Beekeeper, Chicken Farmer and Blogger from Newburyport in Massachusetts. He has been running the successful blog happychickens.com for almost nine years. Beekeeping has taken him to Nepal and the White House, what is next step for this young man? You can find by listening...
  4. Bee Forum
    I have a four month old daughter. So, I have begun to consider when might be the best time/method to start bringing her to the bee-yard. Any suggestions? Tips? How do you make it a "fun" time? Best equipment for children? I spend a fair amount of time in the bee-yard, since I raise queens and nucs.
  5. Bee Forum
    I'm going to be doing a lesson on honey bees for a group of kids K-6th grade and I am wondering if it would be advisable to let them sample my raw honey? I know babies aren't supposed to have it, but would there be any possibilities of running into problems giving a taste of it to older kids...
  6. Bee Forum
    My 9-year-old daughter is thinking about doing a science project with our bees this winter. I thought maybe I'd better ask a little advice first. I'm a first year beekeeper with 3 hives that seem to be healthy and active this winter. I live in So. Utah where it gets chilly and windy... but...
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