February 11, 2020

July 14, 2019

Join us in the beautiful mountains of Northern California for Goddess Fest! I will be presenting and would love to see you all there. -

Laura Bee

March 4, 2019


When I was a child I met my first beehive. It was a monstrous colony inside a glass observation box at a local science museum. For ages I searched the vibrating mass for the Queen and though I never spotted her, I met the whole of her when I pressed myself to the  h...

September 4, 2018

Elderberry tips, tricks, and tools for harvesting and creating recipes

August 5, 2018

Join Laura Bee & the Melissae in Asheville NC, October 5,6 &7, 2019!

For more info>> collegeofthemelissae.com/asheville-gathering


June 11, 2018

 (photo by Leslie King, College of the Melissae; class of 2014)

We are happy to announce two online learning opportunities with the College of the Melissae; Center for Sacred Beekeeping.

To find out more please go to our webpage for course descriptions and to purchase co...

January 3, 2018

In Indo-Mediterranean tradition, the fig was a sacred tree often associated with fertility rites. In Dravidian thought ‘it owed its powers of fecundation to its milky sap, because the milky sap was of the same essence as rasa', that particle of universal energy contain...

December 30, 2017

Letter from the Director,

Dear Friends and Supporters,

It is a lovely winter day where I am sitting, the room filling with warm sunlight.  My chickens are nearby and my three hives are tucked in with insulation and black tarpaper which is warming in the sun.  I want...

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