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I began this blog to chronicle my beekeeping experiences. I have read lots of beekeeping books, but nothing takes the place of either hands-on experience with an experienced beekeeper or good pictures of the process. I want people to have a clearer picture of what to expect in their beekeeping so I post pictures and write about my beekeeping saga here. Along the way, I've passed a number of certification levels and am now a!
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Thursday, February 21, 2008

Ice Cream for Bees

Haagen-Dazs recognizes the importance of bees to the creation of their ice cream. To that end they have created a wonderful bee-friendly site for you to enjoy.

Bees are so important in our agricultural production in the US. Ice cream is a particularly delicious product that relies on the honeybee.

This morning I heard a feature on NPR about how Haagen-Dazs is working to help the bees. I couldn't wait to get to a computer to see what their website had done. It's fun to see the container for their upcoming flavor: Vanilla Honey Bee

The flavor was created to support their efforts to make the plight of the honeybee more obvious to all of us ice cream eaters!

2 comments:

  1. Love it, Linda! I put a link to this on my blog as well! Time to go to the store....

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  2. Anonymous6:39 PM

    Enjoy your blog. I am thinking of starting in bees. Do you have a post where you list what and where you purchased your starting equipment? What equipment did you wish you purchased right away, what did you purchase the first year, the second? I liked the video on the crush & strain method. Looking at Dadents staarting kits the foundations are plastic. I guess that wouldn't work?
    thanks
    Bob Z in NE Pa

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