What you can do: 1. Plant untreated bee-friendly flowers and flowering herbs. 2. Decide that weeds are pretty, especially dandelions. 3. Don’t use chemicals to treat your lawn and garden. 4. Buy local, raw honey from a beekeeper you know. 5. Buy local, organically grown food from a farmer that you know. 6. Learn about sustainable beekeeping practices. 7. Be involved with what happens in … Continue reading Bee the Change: What You Can Do!
“When the bee comes to your house, let her have beer; you may want to visit the bee’s house some day.” – Congo Proverb Y’know what’s a cool problem to have? A list of thank you’s to write that’s super long and growing by the second. I want to personally give everyone honey and hugs but I only have lots of the latter. Even though … Continue reading BIG BOSS BREWING’S BEE GARDEN!
Apiopolis’ Current Locations: Wine Authorities 211 E Franklin St, Raleigh, NC 27604 Big Boss Brewing Company 1249 Wicker Dr, Raleigh, NC 27604 Standard Foods 205 E Franklin St, Raleigh, NC 27604 Escazu Artisan Chocolates 936 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27604 VAE Raleigh 309 W Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27601 North Carolina Museum of Art 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607 Stanbury 938 N … Continue reading LOCATIONS
“Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.” – Thomas Jefferson There are many ways to get involved with Apiopolis and not just help the bees, but help your community! BECOME A HOST SITE: Do you have space for a hive to thrive? Interested in getting your business involved in saving our buzzing … Continue reading GET INVOLVED
HIVE TALKIN’…. It was a dark and stormy night. Wait. Let me start at the beginning. It was a blazing sun, brilliant blue sky day… James Edwards of Raleigh City Farm sent me a message asking if I wanted to help him get some bees out of a tree. Swarm! “Yes!” I said. I was in between hive checks. “I can be there in … Continue reading THE LATEST HIVE INSTALLATIONS
Apiopolis is a nonprofit urban bee sanctuary in Raleigh, North Carolina, founded and managed by Alice Hinman. Apiopolis’ mission is to promote natural and sustainable beekeeping practices with a focus on conservation, education and research. Apiopolis partners with the City of Raleigh, local businesses, farmers, gardeners, universities and schools, beekeeping organizations, nonprofits, the arts community and individuals to support their work and the work of … Continue reading APIOPOLIS MISSION