In the late 1800s, Georgia and the Carolinas produced millions of pounds of honey and created a lasting legacy within the industry. The uses for the sweet nectar go well beyond flavor. Bee pollination extensively benefits agricultural crops in the area. Elements from the beehive are commonly used in popular cosmetics, medicines and mead. Beekeepers also face serious challenges like Colony Collapse Disorder. Join author and beekeeper April Aldrich as she traces the delectable history of honey and beekeeping throughout the region, from ancient apiaries to modern meaderies and beyond.
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About the Author
April Aldrich is a beekeeper in Charleston, South Carolina. She sells honey from her bees as well as mead-making kits. April is a member of Charleston Area Beekeepers Association., American Mead Association and Savannah Brewers League, and owner of both Must Bee Mead and Must Bee Honey.