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  • As the Weather Cools, the Hive Heats Up
    October 14, 2015

    As the Weather Cools, the Hive Heats Up

    Honeybees, in their constant drive to protect the hive, spend all spring and summer preparing food stores to survive on during the cool winter months. When temperatures drop in late fall, these worker bees return back to the hive from their foraging to form a ‘winter cluster’, a tightly knit huddle formed specifically to protect the queen from the brutally cold temperatures that would otherwise kill her and the rest of her hive. Incredibly, these intrepid workers have devised a brilliant system to maintain their environment at an almost tropical temperature, all winter long.
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  • Buzzy Excitement at Natural Products Expo East
    September 29, 2015

    Buzzy Excitement at Natural Products Expo East

    Our team is still reeling from the excitement of another successful exhibition at Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, Maryland this past week. Though inquisitive exhibit-goers kept us busy behind our booth, we made sure to sneak away and do a few loops around the exhibit floor to check out the latest trends in the natural products market. From cashew nut cheeses and coffee-flavored Kombucha to compostable coffee pods and chocolate protein cake batter, we were inundated with Non-GMO, organic goodness at every turn.

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  • Saving Honeybees, One Hive at a Time
    July 28, 2015

    Saving Honeybees, One Hive at a Time

    Teaming up with like-minded individuals and organizations is one of the most effective ways to broaden the scope and reach of your message. In our case, partnering with the Rodale Institute has not only deepened our ability to deliver our message of bee conservation but also given us an opportunity to affect real change through hosting a bee hive at the beautiful Honeybee Conservancy.
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  • Interview With The Rodale Institute’s Beekeeper
    July 13, 2015

    Interview With The Rodale Institute’s Beekeeper

    In celebration of National Organic Honey Month, Wedderspoon sat down (virtually) with The Rodale Institute’s resident beekeeper and expert on all things bee, Michael Schmaeling to discuss some basics in beekeeping and why he loves working with these incredible pollinators. A huge thanks to Michael and the rest of The Rodale Institute team for helping us create awareness about this important cause!

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