Drone Massacres, Mouse Invasions, and Healthy Queens: Beekeepers Are Preparing Hives for Winter

Oct 13, 2016

Now that it's fall, local beekeepers need to prepare their hives for colder weather. This week on The Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay looks into a Wellfleet beehive and learns about the massacre of drones (a good thing), mouse incursions (bad thing), and how to tell if the queen is healthy. 

Here's a link to the recipe for a fall cocktail with hard cider, bourbon, and honey.

And here's a link to the Barnstable County Beekeepers Association, if you want to learn more about beekeeping in our area.