March 26, 2020
People are running to the store to stock up on food and other necessities, but what are they doing to become more self-sufficient?
With just the five products you can harvest from a beehive, you can produce a sweetener, cough medicine, lotion, an immune boosting elixir, and protein-rich food.
You can also create your own wood stain and furniture protector and make fabric water resistant.
In this episode, I talk about the many things you can do with the products harvested from the beehive and why beekeeping is one of the best hobbies for those who want to be more self-sufficient.
March 14, 2020
Royal Jelly! What an amazing substance, or so they say. It can help with fertility, it can lower cholesterol, it adds collagen to your face and is a supplement that boosts your immune and gives you energy!!
BUT, it's also harvested by killing baby queen bees. Is this substance ethical? You decide for yourself. In this episode I talk about what royal jelly is, how it's harvested, its uses, how expensive it is and what's in it.
I'll also give my take on whether I think it is ethical or not.
Lastly, I'll talk about whether it's what's IN royal jelly that makes a queen live so long and be fertile OR if it's something the worker bees are doing that causes infertility. Some scientists have recently changed their theory.
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