Toward Saving the Honeybee
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Toward Saving the Honeybee

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This long-anticipated book from a pioneer in the field of beekeeping addresses the current plight of the honeybee and that noble creature’s reaction to the past hundred years of hive mechanization and human manipulation. Hauk, a biodynamic gardener and beekeeper for more than twenty-five years, approaches the bee “as a sick patient who has been trying for years to signal t...more
Paperback, 82 pages
Published January 13th 2009 by Bio-dynamic Farming & Gardening Association Inc.,U.S. (first published January 1st 2002)
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Cassandra Carico
A biodynamic farmer in the tradition and wholistic approach that was championed by Rudolph Steiner, I was very interested in readng Gunther Hauk's theories on how to revitalize the honey bee population. In keeping with his contemporaries (i.e. Michael Bush and P.A Chandler) he advocates a return to more natural methods of bee stewardship. Yet, even though I have thoroughly read these other teachers, I truly appreciate Hauk's clear, concise style. I will definitely be incorporating this short yet...more
This book expresses very well the current paradigm's obsession with treating the symptoms and surpassing quality for profitability. I also liked his thoughts on drones and queen bees, which I have not heard before.
It's not all about us. We need to start working within the confines of nature to keep thing in balance it it's going to be worse than we imagine.
Shawnecee Schneider
one of my favorite people in the world...
I liked it a lot.
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