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A sweet hobby

If you're thinking about owning honeybees, Belfair & Beyond Beekeepers group says answer this question: Why?

Do you want honey?

Do you want beeswax?

"What do you actually want to do?" Debra Langley-Boyer, president of the group, asked workshop participants at the North Mason Timberland Library Dec. 9.

Secretary Brian Stefanko jumped in with his answer.

"I keep bees because they're awesome!"

Most people keep bees for honey, Langley-Boyer said, but before you decide, get to know the bees.

"Beekeeping is really all about the bees," she said.

A honeybee hive only has one queen, whose job is to lay...


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