Caipepe Beekeeping Workshop

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June 25 MCC held a workshop on beekeeping in the Guarani village Caipepe near Charagua Estación. The main focus was preparing the community to care for their bees through the winter. I knew very little about beekeeping before this having helped harvest honey at WHRI as an intern. The workshop was led by Patrocinio G. […]















Honey Harvest

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Enough said really. We should end up with 20+ gallons of delicious local nectar of the gods. It was really cool and the flying insects didn’t bother me as much as I thought they would.















Movie Buzz About Bees

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Remember the post a while back on The Buzz About Bees and Colony Collapse Disorder? Yeah, that one. Well there’s a new short film out about the threat that this problem with bees poses to our food system, Every Third Bite. Eating Liberally says it is an “uplifting short about a downbeat subject” and sums […]