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Before doing anything else, Lake Montezuma resident Bella Donna starts her day by checking on her bees. “I make sure they have enough water,” she says.

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The Bee Whisperer

Lake Montezuma's Bella Donna raises honeybees to nourish her clients

The best way Bella Donna could serve her clients, she decided, would be to raise her own bees.