Southwest Honey Co. To Speak At Science Central on June 25

Article from Northeast Indiana and Fort Wayne News (June 16, 2016) Science Central will be hosting a collection of guest speakers in relation to nature and preservation this summer. On Saturday, June 25th at 12 p.m., The Southwest Honey Company will be presenting on honeybees and pollination for the “Nature of Things” traveling exhibition. Southwest Read more about Southwest Honey Co. To Speak At Science Central on June 25[…]

Summer Buzzing With Activity At Southwest Honey Co. : 89.1 WBOI

Article/ Audio from the 89.1 WBOI Radio by Julia Meek (Published June 10, 2016) Southwest Honey Company was founded by Alex Cornwell and Megan Ryan as an initiative to protect and conserve our local bee population. Now in full swing at the Southwest Conservation Club in Waynedale, their hands-on summer programs offer something sweet for Read more about Summer Buzzing With Activity At Southwest Honey Co. : 89.1 WBOI[…]

Local Woman Heeds Pope’s Call For Ecological Education: Today’s Catholic

Article from Today’s Catholic by Lauren Caggiano (Published May 25, 2016) A Bishop Luers educator is raising awareness about the benefits and importance of honeybees and honey through educational programming. Megan Ryan, a special-education teacher and environmentalist, has married the two interests with the formation of the Southwest Honey Co. in Waynedale. In short, at the Read more about Local Woman Heeds Pope’s Call For Ecological Education: Today’s Catholic[…]

Southwest Honey Company Launches Program To Save Honey Bees: WFFT FOX

News Broadcast from WFFT FOX by Jeannie McBride (Aired May 16, 2016) The declining bee population has been noted since the 1990’s and Southwest Honey Co has decided that the time is now to address this dire problem. The Southwest Honey Company is holding a pollinator educational program called ‘explore the Honey Bee’ and some lucky Read more about Southwest Honey Company Launches Program To Save Honey Bees: WFFT FOX[…]

Explore The Honeybee – Unique Experiences In Fort Wayne: The Waynedale News

Article from the Waynedale News (Published May 6, 2016) Since the late 1990s, beekeepers have noticed a decline in the honeybee population including high rates of collapse within colonies. Beekeepers have reported between 30-50% higher rates of hive loss. The declining bee population is a serious concern and issue facing humans globally. Pollinators have a Read more about Explore The Honeybee – Unique Experiences In Fort Wayne: The Waynedale News[…]

Southwest Honey Co. Receives USDA, NCR-SARE Grant For Study

Southwest Honey Co. of Fort Wayne, Indiana recently received a $7,500 grant from the USDA’s North Central Region SARE (NCR-SARE) to study the “Symbiotic relationship between farmers, ranchers and honeybees through consumer education.” This grant serves as a landmark for the organization whose primary mission is to protect and preserve the local honey bee population Read more about Southwest Honey Co. Receives USDA, NCR-SARE Grant For Study[…]

Bishop Luers Teacher To Receive Father Tom Light Of Christ Award: News Sentinel

Article from the News Sentinel by Kevin Kilbane (Published March 30, 2016) Megan Ryan, a special education teacher at Bishop Luers High School who also is involved in conservation work for bees and other pollinators, is scheduled to be presented with the Father Tom O’Connor Light of Christ Award during a ceremony at noon Wednesday Read more about Bishop Luers Teacher To Receive Father Tom Light Of Christ Award: News Sentinel[…]

Southwest Honey Co. Alex Cornwell & Megan Ryan

Fort Wayne Honey Company Plans To Launch Fun, Bee-Oriented Learning Programs: News Sentinel

Article from the News Sentinel by Kevin Kilbane (Published February 18, 2016) Bees huddle together in their hives to stay warm during the winter. But things have been buzzing recently at Southwest Honey as the start-up business prepares to launch a hands-on “adventure learning” program this summer for the public. The programs, which will be Read more about Fort Wayne Honey Company Plans To Launch Fun, Bee-Oriented Learning Programs: News Sentinel[…]

69% Raised For Honeybee Educational Programs

Project Update: After just 2 weeks, we have raised almost 70% of the funding our project! We would like to thank everyone who has helped by donating and spreading the word by sharing on Facebook, Twitter and Linked-in!! View our project: http://kck.st/1PoShWO On track to have our project fully funded, our program organizer Megan Ryan Read more about 69% Raised For Honeybee Educational Programs[…]

Amateur Beekeepers Encourage Spread of Apiaries: Voice Of America

Article from Voice of America by Erika Celeste (Published August 13, 2015) Megan Ryan wants to do everything she can for honeybees. So earlier this year she started an apiary at the Southwest Conservation Club in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She and fellow beekeeper Alex Cornwell chose Italian honeybees for their hives. Italian bees are among the Read more about Amateur Beekeepers Encourage Spread of Apiaries: Voice Of America[…]