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What Happens If All The Bees Die?

If you don’t know the ASAP Science guys you should check out their site. They take on topics such diverse topics as morning people vs night owls to colony collapse (see above) and do so in an informative, fun, easy to understand … Continue reading

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Chewy Triple Ginger Cookies with Thoughts on Shortening

My friend Michael has mentioned to me a couple of times a triple ginger cookie recipe that he was going to make.  If I had to name one flavor to top my list of favorites I think Ginger would win.  So … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Bees Gone?

Last week when I was at the Saturday Union Square Market I stopped by Twin Spruce Apiaries not because I needed honey or candles just mostly to look, it was one of those lazy Summer like late Fall afternoons and … Continue reading

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Apples the Way Nature Intended

Even at the market it’s rare to see apples that look like these ones at the Gorzynski Ornery Farm .  Most farmers spray their apples, and as far as I can tell none of the fruit at the Union Square market is … Continue reading

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The EU Has Banned Bee Killing Pesticide: Neonicotinoid Pesticides

When I got the Avaaz newsletter about this incredible accomplished my first thought was: And how long will it take to do that here in North America? Bees pollinate two thirds of our food.  Neonicotinoid Pesticides kill honey bees and … Continue reading

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