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Beekeeping Filipino Style


Pick up a copy of September’s American Bee Journal. Peter John S. Rafosala writes about Filipino style beekeeping at Sweet Mountain Farm. There are some good pictures of the 2018 Field Day and the Washington Island Farm Market.

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Soap or Detergent a Flesh Perspective


Soap or Detergent a Flesh Perspective Soap or Detergent Surprisingly, some of today’s well-known, name brand soaps are NOT soap but detergents made with synthetic fragrances and other chemicals. These primarily petroleum-based ingredients can strip skin of essential moisture and dry out the skin. What’s worse, detergents labeled as soap may exacerbate already compromised skin

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Field Day Registration


4th Annual Field Day (SOLD OUT) June 15-16, 2018 Please review the entire schedule before signing up. This year we will have more time to get to know one another, make connections, share experiences while pampering ourselves in the grand historic environment of Hotel Washington. Two separate reservations are required. Hotel reservations should be made

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Russian Nucs Last Chance


  Hybrid Russian Northern Nucs SOLD OUT Last Chance to order Certified Southern Russian nucleus colonies and hive/nuc combinations Every year Sweet Mountain Farm is inundated with beekeepers who waited too long to order bees. Don’t wait until spring to order your colonies or hives. Now is a perfect time to make your choices and

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Job Opening – Assistant Beekeeper


Job Opening- Assistant Beekeeper post 1.1.18-4.1.18 Temporary Assignment, April 1, 2018 – November 1, 2018. Sweet Mountain Farm, LLC is hiring an assistant beekeeper. Experienced in all aspects of bee yard production and maintenance. Experience in queen rearing, splits, hive repair, extraction, and grounds maintenance are essential. Shared farm housing provided. Transportation and subsistence expenses

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