News 2018 — Beekeeping

Commercial Beekeepers: The Unsung Heroes of the Nut Business

Posted by Eva Andrews on

An employee of Bill’s Bees prepares hives for transportation to almond groves. Credit: Tracey Samuelson/Marketplace (Every year about this time, Bill's Bees takes part in the greatest pollination event in the universe - almond pollination. In 2015, Tracy Samuelson featured Bill's Bees in her piece for Marketplace, (it's reposted below in its entirety). Enjoy!) "Commercial Beekeepers - the Unsung Heroes of the Nut Business"  "Bill Lewis is waiting for the sun to set, the time of day when his bees crawl back inside the short white boxes that house their colonies. As the sky turns pink behind the San Gabriel mountains, on the...

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