Listed in our guide below are recommended books and articles that will help you learn more about a variety of topics related to beekeeping, bees, honey and other aspects of the culture.
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Books & Publications
Cooking with Honey by Hazel Berto, 1972, Gramercy
Honey: BeesOnline Recipe Book by Maureen Maxwell, 2003, BeesOnline
Orchid Bees of Tropical America: Biology and Field Guide by David Roubik and Paul E. Hansen, 2004, InBio
The World of Bees by Murray Hoyt, 1965, Bonanza Books
The Buzz About Bees: Biology of a Superorganism by Jurgen Tautz, 2007, Springer
Bees of the World by Christopher O’Toole and Anthony Raw, 1991, Facts On FIle
Beekeeping for Dummies by Howland Blackiston, 2002, Hungry Minds
First Lessons in Beekeeping by C.P. Dadant, 1938, Dadant and Sons
The Beekeeper’s Handbook by Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile, 2011, Collier Books
The Classroom: Beekeeping Questions and Answers by Jerry Hayes, 1998, Dadant and Sons
At the Hive Entrance by H. Storch, 1985, European Apicultural Editions
The Biology of the Honey Bee by Mark L. Winston, 1987, Harvard University Press
Honey Plants by Harvey Lovell, 1977, Gleaning in Bee Culture
CANDLES THAT EARN: Creating and Operating Your Own Successful Candle Business by Don Olsen, 1991, Peanut Butter Publishing
Propolis: Nature’s Energizer by Carlson Wade, 1983, Keats Publishing
The Royal Jelly Miracle by Reynaud Allen, John B. Lust, 1991, Benedict Lust Publications
Health and the Honey Bee by Charles Mraz, 1995, Queen City Publications
How to Keep Bees and Sell Honey by Walter T. Kelly, 1978, The Walter T. Kelly Company
How Butterbees Came to Bee! by Lana Grimm and Tania Bloch, illustrated by David Michener, 2001, Bee Unlimited Creations