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Thursday’s Show: Helping The Elderly Amid COVID-19, And The Psychological Effects Of Quarantine (March 19, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Helping the elderly during the COVID-19 crisis, the psychological effects of quarantine, our annual Houston Matters Spelling Bee, and how painting skills landed John Douglas on stage with ZZ Top and Aerosmith.

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The Buzz on Urban Beekeeping in Houston

Posted on · We meet Nicole Buergers, founder of Bee2Bee Honey Collective of Houston. She talks about why she took up beekeeping in the city. This segment was produced by Houston Public Media’s Abner Fletcher. (Above: Jars of honey from Houston’s Bee2Bee Honey Collective. Photo via Facebook)

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Backyard Beekeeping Reaps Sweet Rewards

Posted on · Spring’s in full bloom and that means bees are out in full force. While some of us see these flying insects as a nuisance or even a threat, there are others who voluntarily keep a few hundred bees close by. These are beekeepers, and they look after bee hives and harvest honey. Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin […]

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Elder Care, Home Maintenance, and Beekeeping: Houston Matters for Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Posted on · We recently had a conversation about dealing with and preventing elder abuse here in Houston. But elder abuse is just one of many challenges facing the growing population of seniors and the loved ones often tasked with caring for them. So, on this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss some of the broader challenges of caring for […]