9 episodes

Bee Therapy is a podcast for anyone who loves bees. Bee-buddies Patrice Newell and Dani Lloyd-Prichard are both Australian registered beekeepers with over 50 years' experience between them. Now author and farmer Patrice, and educator and researcher Dani are recording their conversations. Throughout the season they'll be talking bee books, bee movies, bee research papers, honey recipes, quizzes, and a whole lot of bee goss about our beautiful bees.

Bee Therapy Patrice Newell and Dani Lloyd-Prichard

    • Leisure
    • 4.8 • 15 Ratings

Bee Therapy is a podcast for anyone who loves bees. Bee-buddies Patrice Newell and Dani Lloyd-Prichard are both Australian registered beekeepers with over 50 years' experience between them. Now author and farmer Patrice, and educator and researcher Dani are recording their conversations. Throughout the season they'll be talking bee books, bee movies, bee research papers, honey recipes, quizzes, and a whole lot of bee goss about our beautiful bees.

    Ep 8 Bees are vegetarian so where do they get their protein? Does eating local honey help keep allergies at bay? How good is the beekeeper bible Honey and Pollen Flora of SE Australia? Plus salad dressings, with honey of course.

    Ep 8 Bees are vegetarian so where do they get their protein? Does eating local honey help keep allergies at bay? How good is the beekeeper bible Honey and Pollen Flora of SE Australia? Plus salad dressings, with honey of course.

    In this episode, Patrice and Dani answer the question where do bees get their protein, discuss the pros and cons of a  2019 landmark reference book, Honey and Pollen Flora of SE Australia, share some recipes for salad dressings,  and on the subject of food, take a look at  whether or not eating pollen is good for you, and if eating local honey really does keep allergies at bay.

    Production: Lucienne Joy.
    Music:  Heidi Prichard.

    Patrice’s bees are an important part of her biodynamic farm Elmswood in the Upper Hunter Valley, NSW. She sells honey during a good honey flow season, available www.patricenewell.com.au.
    Find her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm/
    Dani’s bees live around Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and next to Mt Royal NP.  Dani is a bee researcher and educator who co-authored the 'Australian Native Bees' AgGuide and runs courses and coaching for women keen to finesse their beekeeping skills. Find her on Twitter and https://www.instagram.com/timetobee_dani/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Time2Bee 

    • 20 min
    Ep 7 How many eyes does a honeybee have? The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd. Honey joys (cornflake crackles).

    Ep 7 How many eyes does a honeybee have? The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd. Honey joys (cornflake crackles).

    In this episode, Patrice and Dani discuss bees' eyesight - how many eyes do they have? Do they have a favourite colour? They also review the book The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd and share their recipe for honey joys, or corn flake crackles.

    Production: Lucienne Joy.
    Music:  Heidi Prichard.

    Patrice’s bees are an important part of her biodynamic farm Elmswood in the Upper Hunter Valley, NSW. She sells honey during a good honey flow season, available www.patricenewell.com.au. 
    Find her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm/
    Dani’s bees live around Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and next to Mt Royal NP.  Dani is a bee researcher and educator who co-authored the 'Australian Native Bees' AgGuide and runs courses and coaching for women keen to finesse their beekeeping skills. Find her on Twitter and https://www.instagram.com/timetobee_dani/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Time2Bee 

    • 20 min
    Ep 6. What does robbing mean in the bee world? Beeswax Alchemy by Petra Ahnert, and chocolates filled with honey

    Ep 6. What does robbing mean in the bee world? Beeswax Alchemy by Petra Ahnert, and chocolates filled with honey

    In this episode, Patrice and Dani discuss what robbing means in the world of beekeeping, and it may not be what you think. They also review the book Beeswax Alchemy by Petra Ahnert,  and tell you how to make chocolates filled with honey.

    Production: Lucienne Joy.
    Music:  Heidi Prichard.

    Patrice’s bees are an important part of her biodynamic farm Elmswood in the Upper Hunter Valley. She sells honey during a good honey flow season, available
    www.patricenewell.com.au. Find her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm/
    Dani’s bees live around Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and next to Mt Royal NP.  Dani is a bee researcher and educator who co-authored the 'Australian Native Bees' AgGuide and runs courses and coaching for women keen to finesse their beekeeping skills. Find her on Twitter and https://www.instagram.com/timetobee_dani/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Time2Bee 

    • 24 min
    Ep 5. How many times per minute does a bee beat its wings? Flower Power, by Tammy Horn Potter

    Ep 5. How many times per minute does a bee beat its wings? Flower Power, by Tammy Horn Potter

    Do you know how many times a bee beats its wings per minute? Find out the incredible truth in this episode when Patrice and Dani reveal the latest research. They'll also discuss  one of their favourite books, Flower Power by Tammy Horn Potter, and share a delicious recipe for roast figs with honey.

    Production: Lucienne Joy.
    Music:  Heidi Prichard.

    Patrice’s bees are an important part of her biodynamic farm Elmswood in the Upper Hunter Valley. She sells honey during a good honey flow season, available
    www.patricenewell.com.au. Find her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm/
    Dani’s bees live around Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and next to Mt Royal NP.  Dani is a bee researcher and educator who co-authored the 'Australian Native Bees' AgGuide and runs courses and coaching for women keen to finesse their beekeeping skills. Find her on Twitter and https://www.instagram.com/timetobee_dani/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Time2Bee 

    • 18 min
    Ep 4. When did the European honeybee first arrive in Australia? Gunther Hauk's book Toward Saving the Honeybee. Personal protective equipment for beekeepers. Honey marinade

    Ep 4. When did the European honeybee first arrive in Australia? Gunther Hauk's book Toward Saving the Honeybee. Personal protective equipment for beekeepers. Honey marinade

    In this episode Patrice and Dani discuss: when and how the first European honeybees arrived in Australia. Gunther Hauk's book, Toward Saving the Honeybee, compare notes on PPE for beekeepers and share a recipe for a delicious honey marinade.

    Production: Lucienne Joy.
    Music:  Heidi Prichard.

    Patrice’s bees are an important part of her biodynamic farm Elmswood in the Upper Hunter Valley. She sells honey during a good honey flow season, available
    www.patricenewell.com.au. Find her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm/
    Dani’s bees live around Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and next to Mt Royal NP.  Dani is a bee researcher and educator who co-authored the 'Australian Native Bees' AgGuide and runs courses and coaching for women keen to finesse their beekeeping skills. Find her on Twitter and https://www.instagram.com/timetobee_dani/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Time2Bee 

    • 24 min
    Ep 3. Bill McKibbon's book Honey and Oil. What do you need to consider when locating a bee hive? Roasting nuts with honey

    Ep 3. Bill McKibbon's book Honey and Oil. What do you need to consider when locating a bee hive? Roasting nuts with honey

    Patrice and Dani discuss Bill McKibbon's book Honey and Oil. What do you need to consider when locating a bee hive? Roasting nuts with honey

    Production: Lucienne Joy.
    Music:  Heidi Prichard.
     
    Patrice’s bees are an important part of her biodynamic farm Elmswood in the Upper Hunter Valley. She sells honey during a good honey flow season, available
     www.patricenewell.com.au. Find her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/patricenewellgarlicfarm/
    Dani’s bees live around Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and next to Mt Royal NP.  Dani is a bee researcher and educator who co-authored the 'Australian Native Bees' AgGuide and runs courses and coaching for women keen to finesse their beekeeping skills. Find her on Twitter and https://www.instagram.com/timetobee_dani/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Time2Bee 

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Holiday Will ,

Awesome podcast for bee enthusiasts

Dani and Patrice have Uber tons of experience with bees and share this in really engaging conversations. These podcasts not only go into facts, but also recipes, books and movies, but also deeper bee culture. Very inspirational advocates for bees.

aendsend ,

PB

To be.
Learning what they’re doing for us!
Thank you thank you

fromthefarmhere ,

Love it

Great conversations

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