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Re: Zurich honey directly from the bees...(via the beekeeper, if you prefer)

I think I came across a much better idea about the whole ad concept :-)

https://www.instagram.com/p/CLEfqJRH0ZJ/
let me know what you think!
https://www.instagram.com/p/CLEfqJRH0ZJ/
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(for easiness: Design 1 > sitting bee. Design 2 > flying bee )
I like the look of the flying bee a little more if it means anything. Something strikes me as odd about the sitting bees pose.
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Re: Zurich honey directly from the bees...(via the beekeeper, if you prefer)

Hello everybody!

just a quick note to understand how interested would people be in a scheduled free monthly Web-inar on:

'Everything you always wanted to know about bees, but never dared asking"

well, another way of socializing around a coffee (or a gin&tonic, if you prefer) on these CoVid times.
Webinar curated by a real beekeeper :-) :-) :-)

Would like to propose THURSDAY 4th of MARCH @ 18h30, for 1 h. If you are interested, please answer (or 'like') and I will PM you the invite to the Teams video-meeting.

For this first event, I suggest a program that suits the current dates
1. It is February, there are no flowers, but there are bees already around. Are they crazy?
2. How many bees are in a colony now?
3. Why there are no males in the bee colonies for 6 months? How do the workers feel?

on a more serious note (although, all of the above is serious also), we can talk about the yearly cycle of the bees (and beekeeping), when, how many, and why there are one, two, three or up to four harvests of honey (in Switzerland, only one or two!), and answer questions that you might have on the subject.

Too bad we cannot do the honey-tasting. We'll leave that for when this virus gets tamed....

Looking forward your 'likes' :-)
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Re: Zurich honey directly from the bees...(via the beekeeper, if you prefer)

We have just issued the 2nd newsletter of the Year

How many species of wild bees are there?
Even if almost invisible, why are they so important for nature?
How can I make a wild-bee hotel for my balcony or garden?

What is Angelina Jolie doing for bees?
What do Bees & Swiss people have in common?

So many questions, so little time.... All this, and much more, in this issue! A 15 minutes read to quench your curiosity, and that we hope you will enjoy. Viel spass!


Newsletter 2021_02 English.pdf

Urs & Izzy, your local beekeepers

(p.s. > if you want to read it in German, you can also find it on our website
https://baerenhonig.wixsite.com/zuri...h-wilde-bienen )
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We have just issued the 2nd newsletter of the Year

How many species of wild bees are there?
Even if almost invisible, why are they so important for nature?
How can I make a wild-bee hotel for my balcony or garden?

What is Angelina Jolie doing for bees?
What do Bees & Swiss people have in common?

So many questions, so little time.... All this, and much more, in this issue! A 15 minutes read to quench your curiosity, and that we hope you will enjoy. Viel spass!


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Urs & Izzy, your local beekeepers

(p.s. > if you want to read it in German, you can also find it on our website
https://baerenhonig.wixsite.com/zuri...h-wilde-bienen )
I have to be in ZH soon, count on me with a bit of that non-liquid goodness for me!
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Re: Zurich honey directly from the bees...(via the beekeeper, if you prefer)

I ordered two bottles. Love the honey. And the care and service....amazing....highly recommended.
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Re: Zurich honey directly from the bees...(via the beekeeper, if you prefer)

Dear honey-lovers
the latest issue of the Urs & Izzy's Bees newsletter is hot from the oven!

Have you ever wondered how bees secrete wax? - Not that they have ears like us-, how fast they build the honey comb, or how they make those perfect hexagons? Is it healthy to eat wax? What can you do with Bees wax?

No? you have not wondered? Well, now that I have instilled the doubt, surely you'll enjoy the 15 minutes read of our Newsletter!


you can find it here down in German (on the same blog site, in English)
Viel Spass....

https://baerenhonig.wixsite.com/zuri...s-und-schwarms
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Re: Zurich honey directly from the bees...(via the beekeeper, if you prefer)

Hi Izzy
Why don't you guys start a Youtube channel?
I follow Texas Beeworks on Youtube and love the videos she posts.
She also has many videos on Instagram and TikTok.
It is quite fascinating....
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Hi Izzy
Why don't you guys start a Youtube channel?
I follow Texas Beeworks on Youtube and love the videos she posts.
She also has many videos on Instagram and TikTok.
It is quite fascinating....
Cheers
Hi logo123,
that's a great idea, and really would love to... but we know our limits -- cannot compete with (for example)... this https://www.instagram.com/sk_beekeeping/?hl=en



we'll give it thought. have a great weekend!
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Dont underestimate the power of EF..... :-)
Let me know if you guys do it. Will be happy to share within my network.... :-)
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