BLOOD, SWEAT AND HONEY Weary beekeeper Susan Pollard wipes sweat off her brow as her partner and husband logs the condition of hives. As for wearing bee suits in thick Texas heat, Brandon Pollard says, “It’s all part of the bee-zness.” (Right) In their efforts to sustain and re-populate the species, the Pollards and their honeybee guild oversee several honey-producing hives in backyards and gardens around the city with a high concentration in the White Rock area. Zip Code Honey from those hives is sold in neighborhood eateries and stores, such as Natural Grocers. Photo by Danny Fulgencio

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