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.
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.
Smoke Soothes When Harvesting Honey from the Hive
There’s smoke filling the spaces among trees, in backyards, between homes. It tumbles over the eaves of big buildings. No need for alarm, not here. The smoke is for our honeybees.