Local NC Cooperative Extension experts preserve cherished recipes and introduce kids to the thrill of summer camp — and that’s just a taste of what they provide to their communities.
Made in NC: Shanti Elixirs
Jun is an ancient beverage shrouded in mystery. Made by fermenting honey and tea, its origin is uncertain. But today, a group of women near Asheville are writing their own chapter in its history.
Lessons from the Hive
A former hairstylist in Forsyth County turned to beekeeping and agriculture to help children learn about the beauty and wonder of nature.
Praise for Pollinators
Small wings can make a big difference! Birds, butterflies, beetles, and bees carry pollen from plant to plant, populating our state with colorful flowers and fruit trees.
Hive to Honey: A Photo Essay
With more beekeepers than any other state, North Carolina knows what it means to tend the ancient friendship between human and bee.
Best-Kept Secrets in Asheville: Asheville Bee Charmer
Find yourself in honey heaven in the heart of downtown Asheville and learn a thing or two about how you can help save Mother Nature’s greatest pollinators.
7 Tips for Planting a Bee-Friendly Garden in North Carolina
As you begin your spring gardening, remember the bees! These seven ideas will help protect the pollinators in your yard.
Bee Charmer Hits Asheville’s Sweet Spot
A store in Asheville sells honey from around the world. But it’s an unabashed love for all things bee that makes it a destination.
Exploring North Carolina’s Honey Varieties
Not all honeys are created equal. In North Carolina, some bees stick to a single kind of flower, shrub, or tree, with surprising (and delicious) results.