The Buzz of Winter: Fortwayne.com

Article from Fortwayne.com (Published December 31, 2016) Ever wonder what the honey bee does in the winter? A lot of us do, apparently, because the good folks at the Southwest Honey Co. get asked that question a lot. Like, a lot. And those of us who do wonder about this have had our own ideas Read more about The Buzz of Winter: Fortwayne.com[…]

The Importance of Honey Bees: An Interview with Southwest Honey Co. : WBOI NPR

Article from WBOI NPR by Amber Foster (Published November 17, 2016) At some point during the past few years, you’ve probably heard about the honey bee crisis. Maybe you saw a national campaign to save the bees, or read a doom and gloom article about the declining bee population. Honey bees are dying off at Read more about The Importance of Honey Bees: An Interview with Southwest Honey Co. : WBOI NPR[…]

The Plight of the Honey Bee: Farm Indiana

Article By CJ Woodring of Farm Indiana (October 2016) In October, Southwest Honey Co. was featured on a 4 page spread in Farm Indiana, a publication that focuses on rural living and local food. This article is featured on pages 22-25. Click here for a digital version of the October edition of Farm Indiana and to Read more about The Plight of the Honey Bee: Farm Indiana[…]

Eagle Scout Project To Save The Bees: The Waynedale News

Article from The Waynedale News by Cindy Cornwell (Published September 23, 2016) September is the sweetest month of them all, National Honey Month. And you can’t have honey without honey bees. Since 2006, honey bee colonies have experienced a very high and unexpected loss caused by colony collapse disorder and other stresses, such as parasitic Read more about Eagle Scout Project To Save The Bees: The Waynedale News[…]

Local Honey Harvest Wraps Up As Global Declining Bee Population Continues: 21 Alive

Article/ Video from 21 Alive by Pauleen Le (Published September 12, 2016) This time of year is a sweet one for area bee keepers. The honey harvest is just about wrapping up. This harvest season comes at a time when the global decline in the bee population continues. Experts said the decline in the bee population Read more about Local Honey Harvest Wraps Up As Global Declining Bee Population Continues: 21 Alive[…]

Eagle Marsh Monarch Festival In Fort Wayne Draws Hundreds: News Sentinel

Article from the News Sentinel by Lisa M. Esquivel Long (Published September 11, 2016) A festival dedicated to a bug? Yup. That’s what drew hundreds of people out Sunday to Eagle Marsh’s Monarch Festival. Children got plenty of hands-on activities, from making mudballs mixed with seeds of flowers favored by monarchs and making beaded bracelets representing the Read more about Eagle Marsh Monarch Festival In Fort Wayne Draws Hundreds: News Sentinel[…]

Teaching Non-Beekeepers About The Honey Bee: Bee Culture Magazine

Article from the Bee Culture Magazine (Published August 23, 2016) Fort Wayne beekeepers Alex Cornwell & Megan Ryan of Southwest Honey Co. hold Summer pollinator educational experiences (focusing on the honey bee) as a fun and informational way for the public to celebrate and save the bee population. This idea was brought about by the Read more about Teaching Non-Beekeepers About The Honey Bee: Bee Culture Magazine[…]

Locally Made Monday – Southwest Honey Co.: WFFT FOX

Article & Video by Andrew Logsdon from WFFT News (Published July 25, 2016) The Southwest Honey Co. isn’t just a sweet addition to the region’s business community. Their buzz is all about education and conservation of honeybees, and how they contribute to local farms and foods. WFFT’s Andrew Logsdon shows us in this week’s Locally Read more about Locally Made Monday – Southwest Honey Co.: WFFT FOX[…]

Date Night Idea In Fort Wayne: Visit Fort Wayne

Article from Visit Fort Wayne and Amber Foster, July 25, 2016 During the summer months, Fort Wayne offers a plethora of fun outdoor activities, and now, it can add another unique experience to the list. Megan Ryan and Alex Cornwell, the founders of Southwest Honey Co., an initiative to protect and conserve the bee population Read more about Date Night Idea In Fort Wayne: Visit Fort Wayne[…]

Restaurant Notes For your honey-do list, An evening at Bees & Brew: News Sentinel

Article from the News Sentinel by Cindy Larson (Published June 28, 2016) This summer, Southwest Honey Co. of Fort Wayne is hosting “Bees and Brew,” an event for nature lovers and do-it-yourself crafters — not to mention those who love to eat and drink. Each Bees & Brew is a hands-on experience, designed to engage Read more about Restaurant Notes For your honey-do list, An evening at Bees & Brew: News Sentinel[…]