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Beekeeper educates people about honey

Beekeeper educates people about honey

When Oswego resident Ed Bell was 12 years old, he enjoyed reading the Foxfire series of books which recorded the traditional folk culture in Appalachia from building log cabins to faith healing. "I really liked the story about beekeeping and always wanted to try keeping bees but my family moved around too much for me to try it." The interest in beekeeping was forgotten as Bell pursed his doctorate in education and started a 27-year career in university administration. Then came a series of events that allowed Bell to think about making a career change. "I decided to start riding the green wave and be part of the food chain," says Bell, 53. "I started working with...

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