Tulip Tree is a Community Supported Apiary

Why Support Beekeeping?

Honey bees are threatened by pesticides, parasites, and disease.
Beekeepers are threatened by rising costs and colony collapse.

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Bees (and beekeepers) need your help

Up to half of Indiana honey bee colonies die out each year. Small-scale beekeepers (like us) collaborate with scientists and commercial producers to save honey bees and native pollinators. But we need your help.

Why the tulip tree?

The tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipifera, is the state tree of Indiana, our home state. It’s bright yellow flowers are an important source of nectar for honeybees, and a sign that the summer honey flow has begun!

From Bee to Table - The Story of Honey

Honey is Precious. Thank the Bees!

One Pound of Honey =

Worker Bees
Miles Flown
Flowers Visited
Teaspoons per Bee Life
The buzz about our bees

Beehive Updates and Apiary News

Preparing for Winter

This weekend, we got all our beehives buttoned up for winter. First, we’ve left each hive with three medium boxes full of honey and pollen to feed the bees until …

Read our Newsletter!

Have you read the Tulip Tree Beekeeper’s Weekly? Each week, we’ll send you honey recipes, gardening ideas, beekeeping tips, and news about pollinators. Click here to get started.