Category: Indigo Acres Apiary

Now Available for Purchase!

Visit our Online Shop to order your copies today! The ABC’s of Honey Bees This whimsical book celebrates the magical world of the honey bee.  Each letter of the alphabet represents an important aspect of the honey bee’s life, and takes the reader on… Continue Reading “Now Available for Purchase!”

Exciting News…

As an elementary educator for over 20 years, I have always had a passion for children’s literature. Through the pages of books, kids are able to journey to new worlds they may never experience in their daily lives. I am excited to announce that… Continue Reading “Exciting News…”

Happy World Bee Day!

As a beekeeper and avid gardener, it is my goal to spread awareness about the significance of bees and other pollinators. Did you know that these amazing creatures pollinate 1/3 of the food we eat? Think about it…that’s one in three bites! Can you… Continue Reading “Happy World Bee Day!”

Bee Bread, Anyone?

This little worker bee is busy making bee bread! The Process: Pollen is collected by the forager bees and returned to the hive. Once it is placed into cells, the worker bees use their heads to firmly pack it in place. Honey, nectar or… Continue Reading “Bee Bread, Anyone?”

Beekeeper Roda’s Story

My name is Roda. I am the owner of Indigo Acres Apiary in Rockford, Michigan. I was born a nature girl. I spent my childhood exploring the woods, catching critters, and gardening with my dad. Even then, I was easily distracted by bees, butterflies,… Continue Reading “Beekeeper Roda’s Story”