The honey bee, a vital pest of crops and flowers, is being targeted by the pesticide DDT and other insecticides.In recent years, bee populations in parts of the US and Europe have declined.These declines have been blamed on the effects of DDT, a class of chemicals banned by the World Health Organisation in 1985.Beekeeper Mike Brown, from the University of Minnesota, is one of those who has been wo...
It was the middle of May and my mum had just finished a five-week trip to Ireland.
She was travelling with her husband and two children.
As she made the round-the-world journey with her family, she would occasionally visit the farms where her father was the mainstay.
She loved the rural atmosphere, the way the sun shone on the trees and the grass.
“It was like being a farmer,” she said.
It was all for my mum, so I always knew that I wanted to work in farming. “
But I loved it, I loved the idea of working hard and doing what you love.
“I loved it.” “
A few years later, her life changed. “
I loved it.”
A few years later, her life changed.
She found out her mother had died of cancer.
“My mum was very close to my father,” she explained.
“She was an absolute warrior and she never stopped fighting for her family.
I didn’ know what was going to happen. “
When my mum passed away, I didn’t know what to do.
“You’re going through a very tough time and you don’t know how to cope with it. “
It just took me a long time to realise that I was going through it. “
You’re going through a very tough time and you don’t know how to cope with it.
I needed to be a mother to my children. “
All I could think about was being a mother.
“Now, I know that there are things I need to do to give my children a good start in life. “
“So I am now a full-time mum.” “
In 2016, she started a small business, Honey Mamas Honey Spoons, to help feed the community in her local area. “
So I am now a full-time mum.”
In 2016, she started a small business, Honey Mamas Honey Spoons, to help feed the community in her local area.
“The first thing I wanted was to help people, feed them and give them something,” she told The Irish Independent.
“And there’s just so much stuff that you don’ have time for.” “
Her passion for the product was evident in her delivery of honey. “
And there’s just so much stuff that you don’ have time for.”
Her passion for the product was evident in her delivery of honey.
She says she’s “always been a great honey maker” and it’s something she has worked hard to get better at.
“A lot of people think I’m a pretty quick cook, but I just cook for myself,” she added.
She said she would love to expand her business, adding: “I’m not a perfectionist. “
For me, it’s just cooking the best honey, and then it’s out on the table.”
“Because when I’m in my business, I just want to give back. “
“People have been telling me for so long that they don’t like me for being a woman, but they are always talking about how they are in love with me. “
“This is all my own work, so they have to take it into consideration.””
This is all my own work, so they have to take it into consideration.”