New Essay Published
I am pleased to report that my essay "Why Honey Bees Don't Have Problems" has been published in the spring edition of Bee Culture Magazine's BEEkeeping: first three years. From the beginning of the piece:
I wish to bring a preliminary critique forward regarding how we as beekeepers view ourselves in relation to the ailments of our subject, the honey bee.
At first glance this may seem like a mundane and asinine topic, but I believe it is paramount to our dialogue on beekeeping, agriculture, and the health of human beings. If we cannot adequately theorize our situation as apiculturists, how can we expect to accurately assess and address the practice at hand? This is to say that if we do not know who we are, how can we know what we are doing? So who are we and what are we doing?