Last spring, storms and freezing weather that killed the early blooms and pollens the bee rely on the get the hives going, set up up for a difficult season with limited supplies of honey. We're making plans to set up for a solid year in 2024 and thank everyone for your continued support.Continue reading
A label that says "Organic honey" in the United States is meaningless since there are no national standards and therefore no processes in place for inspection or enforcement.Continue reading
Spring is the time for beekeepers to assess wintertime losses and get the bee hives ready. Making sure the bees and their hives are healthy and strong - and don't swarm - can be daunting tasks, especially in North Carolina where spring weather can be very fickle.Continue reading
The warm weather that usually comes with spring signals the queen and the hive to ramp up activity in preparation for gathering nectar, though it can often be a risky season too, and a time when hives are lost if not managed properly.
Killer Bees Honey is working with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission to become part of its Wildlife Conservation Lands Program (WCLP) developing our property into a sustainable wildlife refuge for insects animals that pollinate 90% of the surrounding Pisgah Forest and the adjacent Southern Appalachian Mountains.Continue reading