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Taos Yuletide Fair- Convention Center Nov. 26-28th

November 24th, 2010 No Comments

We’ll be at Taos Yuletide Fair- day after Thanksgiving at the Taos Convention Center through the weekend- November 26, 27, and 28th. We are the booth right next to the announcement table and stage at the back of Bataan Hall. The 28th annual event will run from 10am-5pm on Friday and Saturday and from 11am-4pm […]


2011 North American Pollinator Calendar- XERXES Society

November 24th, 2010 No Comments

Time is running out if you want to purchase the *2011 North American BeeCalendar*. There is now less than two weeks until the November 30th deadline for guaranteed holiday delivery. Featuring magnificent close-up photos by Rollin Coville, this 9″ x 12″calendar highlights twelve commonly encountered pollinators. Each month introduces you to a different bee genus, […]


Perils of Pollination by Amy Levek

November 18th, 2010 No Comments

Amy Levek, from Telluride Colorado- came out to visit us 3 years ago when we were living in Dixon, NM. She was working on a documentary on beekeepers and CCD. She interviewed us then on our thoughts on the matter.  This short film is compiled from footage that Amy began gathering in 2007. This short film aired […]

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Zia Abeja Elixir

October 18th, 2010 No Comments

Here is a recipe for making one’s own herbal essential oils supplement for honeybee health. Various herbs can be used to complement and supplement the honeybee immune system. If you are new to keeping bees and offering supplemental food and herbs, you may want to buy ready prepared mixtures offered by beekeeping supply companies (namely, […]


NMBKA 2010 Summer Seminar featuring Randy Oliver- Aug. 28th!!!

August 13th, 2010 No Comments

The New Mexico Beekeepers Association presents their 2010 Summer Seminar: NECTAR FOR YOUR NOGGIN’ featuring RANDY OLIVER of www.scientificbeekeeping.com, Saturday- August 28th in Santa Fe! With local presentations from Top Bar and Langstroth beekeepers: Tomas Urrea (Albuquerque) and Steve Wall of Buckin’ Bee (Santa Fe). Tomas will be sharing video footage from his 40+ top […]


OrganicNation.tv visits ZQB!

May 20th, 2010 No Comments

What a pleasant visit from Mark and Dorothee from Organic Nation.tv! We met in Santa Fe on a glorious sunny spring day, and made our way through Nambe and Chimayo up to Truchas- 8300 foot elevation. I’m sure they enjoyed the views!  We talked much about bees and positive intentions. Looking forward to seeing the video footage!–MMK […]


2010 Starter Nucleus Colony Pick Up Info Update

May 5th, 2010 No Comments

Hello Bee Enthusiasts- spring is indeed finally here though we just had a most awful fruit blossom freeze throughout the northern NM valleys. Pretty sad since it was just starting off and it seemed as if the chilly spring weather was finally wrapping up. Fortunately, we hesitated early rearing here in NM this season due […]


Xerces Society and SARE offer Pollinator Conservation Planning Short Course in 36 states including NM

April 14th, 2010 No Comments

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Grants and outreach to advance sustainable innovations to the whole of American agriculture. The Xerces Society’s Pollinator Conservation Planning Short Course will be offered in 36 states over the next three years. Funding for this effort has been provided through three grants from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education’s (SARE) […]