Better beekeeping: how Alma Johnson is diversifying the honey industry

Better beekeeping: how Alma Johnson is diversifying the honey industry

A recent partnership with the Sarasota Honey Company (SHC) brought beehives to campus, providing educational opportunities to students, pollen to the food forest and, eventually, honey to the Four Winds Cafe. In addition to advocating for environmental responsibility, the Sarasota...
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What’s the buzz? Environmental Studies students bring beehives back to campus

What’s the buzz? Environmental Studies students bring beehives back to campus

For the third time in New College history, beehives will occupy our campus. The college is participating in the Sarasota Honey Company’s Host-A-Hive Program, in which Owner and Head Beekeeper Alma Johnson will manage and maintain the hives while the...
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Class holds honey tasting event on Earth Day

The Marine Science Outreach course, taught by Professor of Biology Sandra Gilchrist, celebrated Earth Day by holding a local honey tasting event in Hamilton “Ham” Center last Wednesday, April 22. The honey was supplied by Suncoast Beekeepers Association me...
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