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Keeping Bees with Ashley English: All You Need to Know to Tend Hives, Harvest Honey & More

By Ashley English
(Lark Crafts, Hardcover, 9781600596261, 136pp.)

Publication Date: March 2011

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Heard the buzz? Beekeeping is back! Neighborhoods across the country have embraced it as a source of sustainable food and environmental goodness. For those who want to join the “hive” of keepers, Ashley English has the lowdown on the key issues, from space and time considerations to local ordinances to the basics of acquiring, housing, maintaining, and caring for bees year round. Plus, get 10 tested honey-centric recipes!

About the Author

ABOUT THE AUTHORASHLEY ENGLISH has earned degrees in both holistic nutrition and sociology. She is a member of Slow Food USA and works with non-profit organizations committed to social and agricultural issues. She has a popular clip on YouTube (http://tiny.cc/FvOH1; is a regular contributor to the popular blog Design*Sponge (with 308,000 regular readers); and maintains her own blog at http://small-measure.blogspot.com. Ashley and her husband currently reside in CANDLER, NORTH CAROLINA.

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