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SWELL MAGAZINE 2019

Article: Bee Kind, Bee Ethical

Swell Magazine is a quarterly printed publication that has been carefully curated and thoughtfully designed in order to showcase the best that Newcastle and its surrounds has to offer.

IMAGE: Zoe Lonergan

WORDS: Laura Jackel

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NEWCASTLE STAR 2019

Article: Urban Hum are a hive of activity

"Urban Hum owners Kelly Lees and Anna Scobie are offering more beekeeping workshops in 2019 than ever before to cater for the increasing demand for bee education and keeping a backyard hive, and to ease the pressure on their own business."

IMAGE & WORDS: Ellie-Marie Watts

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NEWCASTLE HERALD 2018

Artilce: Keeping up with bees the sweetest pursuit

“Some of the suburbs are more seasonal. New Lambton, which is a bush area, has a bigger flow for a shorter period of time. It’s not all year round like Mayfield.” 

Each suburb produces unique flavoured honey...

IMAGE AND WORDS: Melinda McMillan

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NEWCASTLE HERALD 2018

Honey Bee Good

Kelly Lees is the beekeeper from Urban Hum. She and her partner Anna Scobie have been operating for five years. The two did a short half-day beekeeping course eight years ago and got a hive, and it’s grown organically from then.

IMAGE: Simone De Peak

WORDS: Alex Morris

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NEWCASTLE HERALD 2016

Urban Hum seeks funds to expand community beekeeping operation

Scobie said Urban Hum services about 7.5million bees. A hive will produce 30 to 80 kilograms of honey a year.  Every jar of raw honey Urban Hum sells is from a single hive, with the suburb of origin noted. The firm sells through markets, selected retailers and online.

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Urban Hum bring bees and their honey, to

NEWCASTLE HERALD 2014

Urban Hum brings bees, and their honey, to the city

After keeping bees at her Mayfield home for about five years, Ms Lees launched a new venture, Urban Hum, (urbanhum.com) in October last year through which other families can host a hive in return for a share of the harvest.

IMAGE: Simone De Peak

WORDS: Greg Ray

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WE RESPECTFULLY COLLECT HONEY ON THE LAND OF THE AWABAKAL PEOPLE. WE ACKNOWLEDGE THE TRADITIONAL OWNERS OF COUNTRY THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA AND RECOGNISE THEIR CONTINUING CONNECTION TO LAND, WATERS AND CULTURE. WE PAY OUR RESPECTS TO THEIR ELDERS PAST, PRESENT AND EMERGING. 

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