Bees are Hard Working | Pollinators | Disappearing

Bees make delicious local Indiana honey and pollinate one-third of the food you eat. But we face many challenges.

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Tulip Tree is a Community Supported Apiary

Why Support Beekeeping?

Honey bees are threatened by pesticides, parasites, and disease.
Beekeepers are threatened by rising costs and colony collapse.

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Bees (and beekeepers) need your help

Up to half of Indiana honey bee colonies die out each year. Small-scale beekeepers (like us) collaborate with scientists and commercial producers to save honey bees and native pollinators. But we need your help.

Why the tulip tree?

The tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipifera, is the state tree of Indiana, our home state. It’s bright yellow flowers are an important source of nectar for honeybees, and a sign that the summer honey flow has begun!

Honey is Precious. Thank the Bees!

One Pound of Honey =

22,700
Worker Bees
55,000
Miles Flown
2,600,000
Flowers Visited
.083
Teaspoons per Bee Life

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The buzz about our bees

Beehive Updates and Apiary News

Planting for pollinators

Here in northern Indiana, winter is still in full force. Groundhog Day predictions point to more icy weather for weeks to come. But the winter solstice is past, days are …

From Bee to Table - The Story of Honey