Posts Tagged ‘honey’

Interview with a Beekeeper

On Saturday, February 2nd The Toronto Beekeepers Co-op (TBC) will conduct an educational day of urban beekeeping at Foodshare in the former Brockton Academy Building on Croatia Street.

Designed for beginners, this is Beekeeping 101 and will examine all you ever wanted to know about beekeeping but were afraid to ask:  how to create bee friendly gardens; interactive hive and equipment demonstrations; bee biology and lifecycles; hive management and apitherapy – the use of bee products in medicinal healing- are some of the topics that will be covered. Continue »



Homemade NeoCitran

What a lousy time to have the flu, or even a common cold. Maybe you have noticed that some of your old stand-by medicines are no longer available. It’s true, believe it or not, there is a shortage of several cough and cold medicines such as Buckley’s and that old stand-by, NeoCitran, inextricably linked with images of Saint Bernards and letter carriers warming their feet in buckets of hot water. Truth be told, all is not lost. Many in the health profession aver that cough syrups and medications such as NeoCitran are largely panaceas, that the best cure is rest, lots of water, cleanliness and a good diet.

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