Toward Saving the Honeybee
by Gunther Hauk
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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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