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  • Feeding the blogger

     
    They say you shouldn't bite the hand that feeds you. I'll just bite the hand that wants to feed me but should know better. While I'm a blogger these days, I'm a blogger for a newspaper, which means I still......
  • Some things he did: A tour of Mark Frauenfelder's DIY utopia

     
    Over the past year, Mark Frauenfelder, the current editor of MAKE magazine, who is also the founder of tech/culture webblog Boing Boing, has immersed himself in a variety of DIY journeys and documented the results and the rewards (and the frequent...
  • Hotel takes rooftop gardens a step further with beekeeping

     
    Few chefs rave about having bugs in their business. But Myk Banas, the executive chef and director of food and beverage operations at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, dotes on the hotel’s rooftop hives of honey bees. “Getting honey........
  • Art Review: Robert Rahway Zakanitch at Samuel Freeman Gallery

     
    Robert Rahway Zakanitch’s latest paintings remind viewers just how glorious it is to be alive. That’s as stale a cliché as can be, but in the New York painter’s talented hands it comes alive with so much vitality, vigor and......
  • Landscaper in San Diego County dies after bee attack

     
    A 55-year-old man died Wednesday after suffering hundreds of bee stings while working outdoors in the northern San Diego County city of Encinitas, the Sheriff's Department said. The man, described as a landscaper, was operating a backhoe in a brushy......
  • San Diego County man who died from bee stings suffered severe allergic reaction

     
    The San Diego County man who collapsed Wednesday after being stung by hundreds of bees died as a result of a sudden onset of anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction, according to a report by the county medical examiner. A contributing......
  • Group petitions U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to offer Endangered Species Act protections to bumblebee

     
    GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A conservation group filed a petition Wednesday to add a bumblebee from Southern Oregon and Northern California to the endangered species list. The Society for Invertebrate Conservation and University of California at Davis...
  • Getting the restaurant-kitchen gardening bug

     
    I wrote the other day about the tomato farmette sprouting atop Regi's American Bistro in Federal Hill and asked if anyone out there knew of other restaurants with rooftop gardens.One of the more interesting tips I received (thanks, M&M!) led......
  • Elephants' newly discovered fear of bees could help prevent run-ins with African farmers

     
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Eek, a bee! Lore has it that elephants are afraid of mice, but scientists have now discovered that elephants are truly afraid of bees -- and that the pachyderms even sound an alarm when they encounter......
  • Honest Honey Initiative calls attention to illegally sourced honey

     
    our North American honey marketing companies and importers – Golden Heritage Foods, Burleson’s, Odem International, and Dutch Gold Honey have launched the Honest Honey Initiative and pledged to help protect the quality and reputation of the U.S....
  • Food Maker seeks local honey

     
    There's an interesting Google group out there called Baltimore Food Makers where the discussion is mostly about ambitious home-cooking projects. There was a guy on there a while back explaining how he made duck breast prosciutto. During the blizzards,...