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[…]

Honey Bee Presentation

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[…]

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 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[…]

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[…]