Southwest Honey explains bee swarms

Interview by WANE-TV, Sierra Tufts Honey bee “Swarm Season” is in full effect, but don’t worry. Southwest Honey Company has advice to mitigate swarms and help the bee population. If you spot a large clump of honey bees on a branch, in a tree, or other covered area, you have found a swarm. Honey bees swarm naturally Read more about Southwest Honey explains bee swarms[…]

A Toast To National Pollinator Week

Article from WBOI by Julia Meek National Pollinator Week begins this Monday, and here in Fort Wayne, Southwest Honey Co. is abuzz with plans for a honey of a celebration called “Bees & Brew.” This year’s affair will be hosted at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, and will include the debut of a special honey beer, as well Read more about A Toast To National Pollinator Week[…]

What All The Buzz Is About

Article from The Journal Gazette, by Terri Richardson … Megan Ryan, lead educator and beekeeper with Southwest Honey Co. in Fort Wayne, says dandelions are the first spring flower and often get a bad rap. “We encourage people not to hate on the dandelions so much,” Ryan says. She also suggests that people not treat Read more about What All The Buzz Is About[…]

My Home Town: Southwest Honey Co.

Article and video by WANE TV, Sara Schaefer- My Home Town FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A lot of our food consumption starts from pollination from honey bees. Experts predict if their decline continues at the rate it’s going now, honey bees could be extinct by 2035. This is a global trend. The people at Southwest Read more about My Home Town: Southwest Honey Co.[…]

The Waynedale News- Adopt A Hive

Article from the Waynedale News Southwest Honey Co. has been working hard over the past couple of years to generate awareness within our community of the difficulties that honey bees are facing on a daily basis. Many have shown support by purchasing honey or perhaps attended an educational event “Explore the Honey Bee” for kids Read more about The Waynedale News- Adopt A Hive[…]

Explore the Honey Bee

Article and Video from INFortWayne by Ray Steup Southwest Honey Co. was founded by Alex Cornwell and Megan Ryan as an initiative to protect and conserve the local bee population. In 2016, “Explore The Honey Bee,” a unique educational program for students K-12 was started as an introduction to the benefits of pollinators with a Read more about Explore the Honey Bee[…]

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Locally Made Monday – Southwest Honey Co. Bees ‘n Brew

Article/video from WFFT Fox Local, “Locally Made Monday” by Andrew Logsdon Last year on Locally Made Monday, we featured the first-year business Southwest Honey Company. It’s back this summer with its monthly ‘Bees and Brew’ events, and it’s creating a lot of buzz. WFFT’s Andrew Logsdon was at the latest ‘Bees and Brew’, he shows Read more about Locally Made Monday – Southwest Honey Co. Bees ‘n Brew[…]

Beekeepers share how to save honeybees from extinction: WANE TV, Channel 15 News

Video from WANE TV- Channel 15 News FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – It’s that time of year again when you’ll start to see more and more bees buzzing around. But, what do you do about them? Megan Ryan and Alex Cornwell from Southwest Honey Company joined First News Sunday with some advice. Southwest Honey Co. Read more about Beekeepers share how to save honeybees from extinction: WANE TV, Channel 15 News[…]

The Buzz of Winter:

Article from (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:[…]

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[…]