Store Hours:

Meet the bee-keeper (Patrick) every Friday between 10 and 5

Sundays we are at the Denville Farmers Market 8:30- 1

408 US 206, Newton, NJ 07860

The Short Story

“In 2017, owner Patrick Harrison became utterly captivated by the charm and beauty of honeybees. While pursuing Environmental Science in college, Patrick felt a strong calling to what is now known as “Saving the Bees.” Leveraging his training in college research, Patrick answers questions and undertakes research projects on the managed bee colonies that provide the beloved honey across New Jersey.

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Bees and Mental Health

June was, is, men’s mental health month. While it is the end of the month, I would like to address some of the things I see and about which I read on the internet that pertains to both bees and mental health. There is one video that is floating around Instagram that mentions that honeys…

The Summer Solstice

The longest day of the year, the shortest night, the first day of summer. I often thing about the history of bee-keeping, bee-mastering and in general animal husbandry not just on the one-year or lifetime scale but also on a thousand-year time scale. While I talk here about the management of today, I ponder the…

The Jersey Bear

This is the first of what I expect to turn into many posts, not about the actual issue at hand, bear, but of a larger conversation we must have as a people about the planet and creatures with whom we share it. When I was writing the first draft of this post I started at…

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