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.[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Winterization Of Honey Bees

Have you ever been curious about where bees go in the winter? Why do we never see bees flying during the winter season? All insects have different ways of handling the cold of winter. Some hibernate, some die, and some stay right where they are. On January 10, 2016 we went to the hives with Read more about Winterization Of Honey Bees[…]