Just like certain wines go better with particular cheeses, Ames Farm’s honeys do the same.
Brian Fredericksen, founder and owner of Ames Farm Ltd., has become a kind of bee advocate, running a sustainable apiary but also serving as a resource to others wanting to encourage healthy bee populations.
The end of October is a big time of year for Brian Fredericksen of Ames Farm. That’s about the time he loads hundreds of beehives onto a truck headed for Texas.
Donning a bee beard is a bold way to persuade the public that honeybees are their friends.
Hannah Hallahan caught the bug for bees as a young girl growing up in Minnetonka, when her father took up beekeeping as a hobby.