Yes, I spent the afternoon with the beekeeper and his family yesterday. We'll help rebuild after the thaw, but all of the frames are devastated. New colonies will be introduced into the salvaged hives, but everyone loses. The bees died, the farmer gets a lot less pollination, there will be no honey, and the mead will be made from someone else's honey this year.
Tragic. These little creatures are his babies. The community will band together, but only the bees can rebuild the combs.
Jingle 2008 IL2009 BS
Young and alone on a long road, Once I lost my way: Rich I felt when I found another; Man rejoices in man. ~ Hávamál
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