The Overwhelming Benefits of Bees on the Homestead

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There are a few projects that the average person can undertake to start down the path of urban homesteading. For the average person, it only takes a few big projects to transfer your home into something you can honestly call an urban homestead.

You can think about things like planting some fruit and nut trees, expanding a garden, owning a few egg-laying chickens and maybe raising bees. That sounds like a great recipe for a starting gate setup for any suburban homestead.

What do people raise bees for? Everyone knows about the honey but there are all sorts of things that bees can do for you. Lets talk about it.


The sweet stuff is incredible. Honey is so delicious and is one of the greatest gifts of the natural world. Its the primary reason people raise bees.


There are so many great products that can be made from beeswax. Its an incredible thing. From salves to lip balm and way beyond, beeswax is


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