The Buzz Over Beekeeping - On Point Radio


American bees are disappearing, but not in a lot of American backyards.

As bees have generally come under pressure all over, a new wave of individual Americans have stepped up to start and tend their own hives.

Backyard beekeeping is hot and cool at the same time — part environmental, part epicurean. A meditation on buzzing beauty. A path to nature, and to sweet pots of honey.

Maybe there’s a hive in your back lot, or a honeycomb fresh on your kitchen table.

This Hour, On Point: we’re catching up with America’s new wave of backyard beekeepers.

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