Maker Nation: Bees & Mosaics
In this episode, host Ashley Adams profiles makers in Omaha and Pittsburgh
Handmade from honey in Omaha
Wendy Fletcher learned beekeeping from her father 21 years ago and has been working with bees ever since.
It’s All About the Bees is an artisan food manufactured that makes products with honey and beeswax. Wendy shows Ashley how to make candles from beeswax.
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Set in stone: mosaic murals in Pittsburgh
Glen Olcert is a stone artist in Pittsburgh. Ashley visits Glen in his basement workshop to learn how he creates art with stone. In addition to creating works for his own home, Glen has created public art for his neighborhood.
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Dirt Road Candle Co, Lewis, Iowa
Michelle Myers creates soy candles by hand on her cattle farm. In addition to candles, Michelle makes room sprays and soaps.