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Entries from March 2017

ME News Post #2 by M. Kirby

March 30th, 2017 Comments Off on ME News Post #2 by M. Kirby

Here is the link for my 2nd blog post for ME News! Apitherapy: Bees as Medicinal Midwives Making magic with plants and flowers has its roots deeply entwined in the interspatial relationships over millennia with insects as pollinators. Pollinators procured the sweet and tangy nectars and the rich and robust pollens for their own nutrition […]

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I blog for Mother Earth News!

March 27th, 2017 Comments Off on I blog for Mother Earth News!

Back in late November 2016, I was invited to give a presentation in Portland, Oregon for the Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference. I had the great pleasure of meeting the keynote presenter Natasha Bowen- a new mother and author of, “The Color of Food.” http://thecolorofood.com/ We ate breakfast together and I shared with her that […]

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In Her Majesty’s Chambers: Introduction to Queen Honey Bee Breeding & Rearing April 8-9, 2017 Gilroy, CA

March 7th, 2017 Comments Off on In Her Majesty’s Chambers: Introduction to Queen Honey Bee Breeding & Rearing April 8-9, 2017 Gilroy, CA

Learn to BEE a pro-active honey bee steward by raising quality queens for backyard to commercial applications. Cost is $200 and includes manual, cell cups, cages, class theory and field practicum instruction Instructor Melanie Kirby has been keeping bees professionally for 20 years. She specializes in survivor stock; conducting exchanges of quality honey bee stock […]

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