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Why We Are Leaving Bellingham Farmers Market on June 30

The story behind the groundless demands by the Bellingham Farmers Market Board for Brookfield Farm to remove over 50% of our established products, which have been selling at the market for over a year. This makes the market economically unviable for us, and we are leaving it on June 30. Continue reading

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Feeding Bees in the Spring

How, why, what and when I feed bees at Brookfield Farm Bees And Honey, Maple Falls, WA Continue reading

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Why I Keep Bees and Sell Honey (there are easier ways to make a living)

Why Beekeeper Bean keeps bees and sells honey. Why I do what I do is the foundation of our marketing, sales, beekeeping, and happy lives. Continue reading

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Honeys With Flower Names – What Do They Mean?

Varietal honeys (monofloral honey) carry the names of flowers and plants that were their primary source of nectar. How beekeepers determine the source. Variations in color. Tips on varietal versus infused honeys versus wildflower honeys – all good but different. Where to find varietal honeys. Continue reading

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Do Honeybees Sleep?

How, when, and where honeybees sleep. Research studies sited and linked. How researchers define honey bee sleep. Continue reading

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