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Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?

Queen of the Sun is a new documentary from Taggart Siegel, director of The Real Dirt on Farmer John among many others. The film is about the crisis of Colony Collapse Disorder, and how different kinds of beekeepers around the world are coping with it. I viewed the film and interviewed Siegel about it — [...]

“The Botany of Desire” Documentary, TONIGHT at 8pm on PBS

A new PBS* documentary, The Botany of Desire, premieres Wednesday night (tonight!) at 8pm on PBS stations throughout the US. It’s based on the popular Michael Pollan book of the same name, and I urge you to carve out two hours (in most markets between 8pm – 10pm) on Wednesday night to watch it. The [...]