HoneyLove.org outreach @ Thomas Starr King Middle School
Bee Hive Rescue – Fascinating Stuff!
“Every once in a while, bees find a home at Ocean View Farms organic community garden. Sadly, we can’t legally keep them there, but instead of calling the exterminators, a bee rescue team came to relocate them to a new home…
The bees had taken up residence in a storage box. Rob McFarland of HoneyLove.org lit a smoker to start the process. Smoke calms the bees, making them feel less threatened and easier to work with during the move…
Probably the most picturesque moment was when we discovered that the bees had built several layers of honeycomb around a garden rake in the storage box. It summed up the spirit of gardening and how intertwined we are with bees…
One of the perks was the gift of nectar. We took a little left over honeycomb home to eat as dessert. It was heaven on a plate.”
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– Bees pollinate 80% of the world’s plants including over 90 different food crops.
– 1 out of every 3 or 4 bites of food you eat is thanks to the bees.
– The honey bee is responsible for $15 billion in U.S. agricultural crops each year.
– The honey bee is the only insect that produces food eaten by man.
To learn more about bees and URBAN BEEKEEPING… visit HoneyLove.org ?!!!
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PHOTO: Bee rescue / Cut-out from a storage box @ Ocean View Farms
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