Friday, September 10, 2010

Did you know that September is National Honey Month?

Celebrate by buying honey from your local beekeepers. Here in Buncombe County you can find local honey at our farmers’ markets ( and at Earthfare and Greenlife.

You can become a beekeeper yourself and produce your own honey!
Check out these beekeeping resources on Buncombe County Beekeeper’s website: and also on Cooperative Extension’s Growing Small Farms website:

Visit the NC State Beekeepers’ Association website to find a local beekeepers’ chapter:

Here’s the web page for our Buncombe County Beekeepers’ Chapter:
Also, plant a pollinator garden to help provide nectar (and pollen) for our honey bees! Learn more at and

Hug your local beekeeper!

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