1. Tattoo Contest Winners Announced

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    September 7, 2019 by matlocks

    Congratulations to CJ for winning first prize in the single-color category and Melissa for winning first prize in the multi-color …
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  2. Sweet Finds in Wyck’s Historic Recipe Books

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    August 15, 2019 by tessfrydman

    Honey and beeswax had a variety of uses in early America such as sweetening foods, making mead, waterproofing leather, making …
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  3. Gaining Some Per-skep-tive

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    August 13, 2019 by tessfrydman

    Beekeeping in early American history conjures up an image of a bee skep – a domed basketry beehive.  In use …
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  4. The Manchester Hive

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    August 7, 2019 by nicolecatherineschaller

    Bee imagery and concepts can be found in art, music, literature and pop culture across cultures and times. Think of …
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  5. BE- Egypt

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    August 6, 2019 by nicolecatherineschaller

    In ancient Egypt sugar was unknown. The only way to “sweet” was honey. Temples accepted honey as money even though …
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  6. The Count Down to the 10th Annual Honey Festival is On!

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    August 5, 2019 by KathyMay

    PHILADELPHIA BEEKEEPERS GUILD BUZZES INTO FALL WITH MILESTONE 10TH PHILADELPHIA HONEY FESTIVAL AT BARTRAM’S GARDEN, GLEN FOERD AND WYCK HISTORIC …
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  7. Honey Home Brew Challenge

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    August 3, 2019 by matlocks

    Have you experimented with mead-making or brewing with honey? Do you have a batch of mead or honey beer ready …
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