Virginia Honey


Virginia Honey: A Sweet History

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Honeybees have been a part of Virginia’s history since they arrived with the first European colonists. They were Jamestown’s valuable addition and a Civil War soldier’s sweet if painful temptation, and they served as homefront heroes when the world wars caused sugar shortages. In recent years, mead has seen a resurgence along with beekeeping and has claimed a place as a craft beverage in the Commonwealth. Join author Virginia Johnson to hunt escaped swarms flying wild in the forests, visit modern-day observation hives and follow the mead path across the Commonwealth for a taste of history.

Title: Virginia Honey: A Sweet History
Author: Virginia C. Johnson
Published: August 2, 2021
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 6 x 0.31 x 9 inches
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 978-1467146890

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Weight 1.01 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 0.31 × 9 in

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