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Ted Elk scrapes honey off the comb.  (Photo: Julie Grant)
Ted Elk scrapes honey off the comb. (Photo: Julie Grant)

Traditional Work, Pt. 5: Master beekeeper says the job has gotten more challenging

This week and next, North Country Public Radio is exploring the lives of people who do traditional work. These are arts and types of industry that people would have been using to make a living in our region a century ago, or even longer. Ted Elk has been a beekeeper for nearly 20 years - with hives from Clayton, to Evans Mills, to Fort Drum. He says it's become much more labor intensive in that time. Julie Grant visited him Hammond.  Go to full article

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