What’s The Buzz?


The bees travel from Minnesota in the fall, to California in the winter, and back to Minnesota, just in time to see the snow melt in April. check out a quick snip-it from the arrival back to the ranch in spring of 201, published by the Grand Rapids, Herald Review.

in 2017 Bar Bell Bee Ranch was named the University of Minnesota’s Farm Family of the year, Check out the buzz, and what an honor like this means for a family run farm.


The Grand Rapids Herald Review published an article about the history of Bar Bell Bee Ranch and the business of the bees. This has a fantastic history summary of the founding of Bar Bell Bee Ranch and why bees are our passion.

The Duluth News tribune interviewed ed in early 2000 about Colony collapse, an older interview, but informative about the realities of honey bee support.