Our commitment to local food, local farms and local Minnesota honey producers goes far beyond our own hives. We work with local beekeepers to breed locally adapted honeybees. The University of Minnesota’s Marla Spivak created a line of “hygenic” honeybees that are more resistant to the diseases and pests that challenge todays honeybee. We are continuing our efforts to breed bees that are adapted to producing Minnesota honey and surviving Minnesota winters.
You can help by supporting the UofM's beesquad.