melissophobia


by Nicole Wines The Raíces Apiculture Initiative has been launched and we are gearing up for the spring season.  We have been hard at work acquiring equipment, building beehives, educating ourselves, getting the word out, communicating with the people who reached out about getting involved and creating educational resources like […]

Getting to Know the Bees-Raíces Apiculture Resource Update 2/17/14


by Francisco G. Gómez There are many reasons why people fear bees and they are all valid. This fear is called melissophobia as coined by the Greeks, but is also known as Apiphobia. At the top of the list is the fear of being stung. Anyone who has experienced being […]

Melissophobia – Dealing with the fear of Bees