By , on March 30th, 2015

The Healthy Food/Healthy Bees Connection is here!

Looking For an Organic Farm to Place Your Bees? Looking for Bees for your Organic Farm?

 The Healthy Food/Healthy Bees Connection is here!

I am partnering with John Hooper of the Michigan Organic Food and Farm Alliance ( to …

By , on March 28th, 2015

Matthew Smith – Maker of the Spring Conference Bee Skep

Letter to MI Beekeeepers - Matthew Smith

By , on March 16th, 2015

HAS 2015 Conference in Albion, Michigan




MBA-postcard-email 2

By , on March 12th, 2015

Building a Mini-Nuc Plans

A new set of plans on how to build a mini-nuc has been added to the “In the Beekeepers Workshop” page on the MBA web site.  These plans include a survey (Part 1) of the topic, including the “whats”, …

By , on March 5th, 2015

Mary Folkema of Fremont, Michigan, Passes

Mary Folkema age 88 years of Fremont and widow of Donald, passed away on Thursday, February 12, 2015. The funeral service were held at 11:00 AM on Monday, February.  The Folkemas were well known among Michigan beekeepers.  Donald served