Bee Wise Farms is making Newberry sweet

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By Carol Stiffler, The Newberry News

On M-28 east of Newberry, millions of honeybees are at work. They reside at Bee Wise Farms, the blossoming farm of Adam and Lacey Ingrao, and live in 32 towering hive colonies that are hardly visible from the road.

Bee Wise Farms, located at 10192 M-28, Newberry, is a relatively new farm that currently occupies about five of their 40 acres there. The Ingraos, who are originally from California, had an urban farm in Lansing, Michigan until a couple years ago. Adam, an entomologist and Army veteran, visited the U.P. and made his way to the mouth of the Two-Hearted River.

“I told Lacey, ‘You’ve got to see this place. You’d love it,” he said.

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