Broward Beekeepers Association

  • Dining

    October 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Buzz Is On for Broward's Only Community Apiary

    When most kids were terrified of getting stung, Dr. Leo Gosser was developing a lifelong passion for bees. As the son of a beekeeper, he has been around the buzzing little insects many consider a pest for most of his life. He believes they are indispensable contributors to our food supply and the wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Beekeepers, National Honey Bee Advisory Board Suing the EPA Over Pestcides

    You've heard the story of the birds and the bees -- if not, we don't know what to tell you. Hopefully, you picked up on the innuendo: bees like to fly around and pollinate everything. Get the parallel? Pollination is necessary for fertilizing many of the crops that we eat: almonds, quince, lemon, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Honey Laundering: Is Your Honey Fake?

    It seems simple enough. You walk down the honey aisle, pick up one of those plastic, honey-filled bears, and walk out of the grocery store with honey. If only life were so easy. You've heard of money laundering -- making illegal money seem legit -- well, we now have honey laundering, in which "hon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Broward Beekeepers Association Removes Bees From Yards Without Killing Hives

    Bees are an integral component of the ecosystem. Bees are pollinators -- as are birds, bats, beetles, and butterflies -- that are responsible for helping to cross-pollinate more than 30 percent of crops in the food supply and more than 90 percent of wild plants. Without bees and other pollinators, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Are GMOs to Blame for Decline in Florida Honeybees?

    A lot of people have an intense fear of bees. Whether you were stung as a child or just traumatized from young Macaulay Culkin's death in My Girl, the buzzing little insect has picked up a bad rep. And yet, the prolific pollinators are integral to our food supply. Without bees, most of the plants w ... More >>