Zia Queenbees Blog header image 4

Entries Tagged as 'All Bee Community Info'

NM Bee Collaborative Nests available online

December 8th, 2011 No Comments

Dear member of the Bee Collaborative community, I thought you might like to know that we now have colorful artisan nests available 24/7 at etsy.com/shop/botanicarts. These nests are for orchard mason bees. Prior to this month, they’ve only been available at one-time events in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, at EarthDay and Garden Party events. Now […]


Sept. 20th Dan Rather Report on bees and pesticides

September 19th, 2011 No Comments

Dear Beekeepers, Most of you probably know that a report by Dan Rather on bees and pesticides has been in the works since last April. It will finally air tomorrow, Tuesday, September 20 at 6:00 P.M. Colorado time. It will be on HDNet. HDNet is an independent subscription station and is not carried by all […]


2011 Summer/Fall Events

August 22nd, 2011 No Comments

Our fellow beekeeper and respresentative Resa will be offering ZQB varietal honeys and her divine salves and goat milk soaps and hand painted silks at various events this late summer and fall. *More events to be added AUGUST: Saturday Aug. 20: Tri-County Farmer’s Market Las Vegas, NM 8am-12pm Saturday Aug. 27: Tri-County Farmer’s Market Las […]


May 7th, 2011 2nd Annual Northern NM Rocky Mountain Sweet Spring Sting!

March 30th, 2011 No Comments

Click on picture to view and hear! This digital recipe card created with Smilebox


Interested in Helping Bees? There are many ways….

February 19th, 2011 No Comments

There are many! folks interested these days in helping with the honeybee and native bee decline. New pests and pathogens are taking a toll on our beneficial pollinators and should we all want to continue to eat, we can work together to promote and enhance the necessary habitat for sustainable honeybee and native bee populations. […]


Intro to Langstroth and Top Bar Classes

February 19th, 2011 No Comments

Two very skilled beekeepers here in NM will be taking time to share their expertise and seasonal management techniques for those interested in learning the basics of how to keep bees. Steve Wall of Buckin’ Bee in Santa Fe, NM will be offering a few introductory workshops on keeping bees in both Langstroth and Top […]


Valentine’s Art Bazaar- Espresso Gallery in Embudo

January 31st, 2011 No Comments

We’ll have yummy honey and beeswax candles  in recycled glass along with exquisit honeycomb and beeswax jewelry at the first annual Espresso Gallery’s Valentine’s Art Bazaar. We are featured with 5 other artesans! Open Feb. 4th-6th from noon to 5pm  and Feb. 11th-14th from noon to 5pm. FREE RAFFLE, stop in an register. Espresso Gallery […]


2011 Queens, Breeders!, Lang and Top Bar Nuclei Pricing

January 5th, 2011 No Comments

‘Tis a new year and the bee season is creeping in upon us as the days begin to lengthen. We are looking forward to this 2011 bee season and continuing to learn and share with our bees.  We had the most bees we’ve ever had going into winter this past year and we are anxious to see how they […]


2011 QUEEN REARING Workshops June & July

January 4th, 2011 No Comments

Bee Season is approaching and we have por fin finalized our 2011 queen rearing workshop schedule. We will be adding some workshops throughout the summer on various hive mangement techniques. We will also once again be looking to sponsor the 2nd Annual Northern NM Rocky Mountain Sweet Spring Sting! Details to come….. We will be […]

Tags:   · · · ·

Holiday Gift Bazaar @ Espresso Gallery in Embudo

November 24th, 2010 No Comments

This is our first-ever!!! Co-op endeavor with local artists! We are so excited to participate and share. Thank you Ellen Page for sharing your wonderful Espresso Gallery with artists in the northern NM southern Rockies. There are 6 of us with diverse wares of extraodinary beauty! Best place to shop for unique items! Open Thursday-Sunday […]