| Jun 24, 2012
Costa Navarino, Greece — "The Peloponnese," my friend Peter Poulos tells me, "is the real Greece. Really. This place is less populated and more beautiful than most of the trendy tourist places in this country."
He says this as we cross the...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:21 AM
ORCAS ISLAND, Wash. - If life hands you lemons, you make lemonade, right? But if life hands you nettles, and you're on Orcas Island? You make pizza.
On a recent rainy Thursday, during the weekly pizza and open-microphone night at Doe Bay Cafe, an...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:05 AM
PIERRE - A new online mapping tool is available for agricultural producers in South Dakota who grow crops and livestock that are particularly sensitive to pesticide drift, such as organic production areas and vineyards.
The tool is intended for...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Two-hundred seventy-three million, one-hundred fifty thousand.
That, give or take a few million, is the number of legally registered honeybees in the state of Connecticut. And it may not be enough, although new beekeeping enthusiasts like Fairfield's...
| Jan 25, 2012
Award-winning Greek filmmaker
Theo Angelopoulos, 76, an award-winning Greek filmmaker known for his slow and dreamlike style as a director, was killed in a road accident Tuesday in Athens.
Police and hospital officials said...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 9:20 AM
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| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:24 PM
After spying a small praying mantis perched on a slightly spent bee-balm plant, Leslie Englehart tried twice to cup it in her hand, but the slender green insect bounded artfully, and frustratingly, out of view.
"Ross, can you get it?" she asked her...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 3:58 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Rob McFarland was in his florally vivacious backyard, tending his vegetable plot, when he noticed some honeybees buzzing around a tree. A few minutes later some bees had become tens of thousands.
"The sky was sort of darkened out," he...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:42 AM
The fields of lavender at Lavender Hill Farms began as food for honeybees.
Linda Longworth and her husband, Roy, were looking to keep farmland along Horton Bay Road near Boyne City intact, and to support Linda's hobby of beekeeping.
She had also...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Feb. 8 to March 28 — Annie’s Project — Each Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Annie’s project is designed to empower women to manage information systems used in decision-making processes and to build local networks in the state....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Tree tapping ceremony sponsored by Somerset County Maple Producers, 2 p.m. Feb. 25 at Hillegas Sugar Camp, 538 Dividing Ridge Road, Fairhope — off Route 31 in Allegheny Township, approximately 14 miles east of Somerset. Watch for signs....