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.[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]