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Marketing Your Honey for Maximum Profits: The Value of Varietals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Got Honey? Don't just sell it, market it! Market your honey for the qualities that make it unique. Does it come from a special location or have your bees foraged on a particular crop? Varietal honeys (meaning, "varieties") will attract repeat customers as you educate them to the things that make your honey special...after all, it's YOUR honey!
What to Say to Someone Who's Dying
You set the price! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(4.67)
In this slender volume, Chanel Earl explores the many faces of grief, the grief of children, parents, those set to die, and those left behind. This debut collection of tightly written prose weaves together themes of loss and family as well as the hope peculiar to youth. These stories of acceptance and resolve ask questions about love and the beauty of life.
Beekeeping 101: Why I Keep Honey Bees (and why you should, too!)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
I keep honey bees for a variety of reasons. Primarily, I am fascinated by these incredible creatures. I love their work ethic! I stand in awe as I observe the intricate and delicately balanced social order. But most of all, I raise bees to produce honey which, in turn, makes me money. I am a small-scale, commercial beekeeper. I started as a hobbyist and this endeavor became profitable.
Beekeeping 101: Where Can I Keep My Bees?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(5.00)
Beekeeping is growing in popularity. But where does one safely locate their hives? Location plays a huge role for the health and welfare of the colony, but one must also deal with neighbors, livestock and the convenience to the beekeeper. Grant Gillard details the options every beekeeper should consider when deciding where to keep bees. A good resource for the beginner or hobbyist beekeeper.
The Beekeeper - from the collection: 'Night Flight from Marabar'
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Many years ago, the beekeeper struck a terrible bargain. He could have as much wealth as he wanted and a life as long as he wished. In return, however, he must secure the lease of a thousand souls for one year. Set on the Greek island of Kythera this story captures daily life and culture as it is today and gives insights into human nature as it has been for thousands of years. A haunting story.
Beekeping - Pure and Simple
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
(4.50)
Are modern beekeeping methods partly to blame for the poor state of health of our honeybees? Phil Chandler, author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, suggests that we need to take a fresh - and more holistic - look at the way we work with bees. If you are interested in learning a more natural approach to beekeeping, this is a good place to start.
An Introduction to Natural Beekeeping
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(4.33)
Have you thought about taking up beekeeping, but are put off by the expensive equipment you were told to buy, or stories of honeybee colonies collapsing? If so, then low-cost, low-impact, chemical-free, 'natural beekeeping' may be exactly what you are looking for. Phil Chandler suggests more natural ways in which we can renew and develop our relationship with the honeybee.