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Team HoneyLoveThe World Dodgeball Society’s Halloween Spooctacular Costumed Tourney!! 

Yay Bees ?!!!

*If you want to play on Team HoneyLove in our next tournament —> email us!!

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Installing a Swarm Box [via Gardenerd.com]

“As you may know, bees are responsible for pollinating 1 out of every 4 bites of food we eat, so attracting bees to your garden is a really good idea. One way to do it is to put up a swarm box.

Swarm boxes give bees an attractive place to call home. When their hive grows too large, the queen will take some of the bees and leave in search of new digs. If they choose to inhabit your swarm box, they can then be transferred to a proper hive and voila! you’ve got bees.

Inside the swarm box was a place to hang a few starter frames. We were instructed to place a couple cotton swabs with lemongrass oil on top of the frames at the rear of the box. After drawing a line of bees wax across the upper rung of each frame, we placed the bait and closed up the box…

We placed a water dish nearby, because bees need a water source (who knew?). Now we wait and watch for curious creatures to investigate our new bee hotel.”

[Click here to view the full post on Gardenerd.com]

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WATCH: “HoneyLove” 
Directed by Melanie Lim and Ryan Bautista 

Awarded FIRST PLACE at the Public Interest Pictures Non-Profit Film Festival:
http://publicinterestpics.org/film-festival/

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ARTICLE: Thousands Flock to Mar Vista Community Fall Festival

In addition to small business owners, there were a variety of non-profits on hand, including HoneyLove

“We educate and inspire new, urban beekeepers,” explained HoneyLove director Ashley Fontenot. 

She and HoneyLove founder Chelsea McFarland gave away California poppy seeds and did temporary tattoos of honeybees to also try to connect with young children who stopped by the booth with their parents. 

“This year, we got our 501c3 status, and we’re out here gaining more local support,” McFarland said. “We’re expanding in terms of our outreach.”

[click here to read the full article via venice.patch.com]

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Tonight HoneyLove.org was awarded 1ST PLACE at the Public Interest Pictures 48hr Non-Profit Film Festival ?!!! YAY BEES!!! 

Filmmakers: Melanie Lim & Ryan Bautista 

Stay tuned… we will post the film on our YouTube Channel soon!!

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WATCH: The importance of bees
[via tve.org]

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“On the way up to the village today we passed hillsides full of tea plants and chrysanthemums with bee hives at the bottom of the hills about every quarter mile…the boxes look just like ours….thought you’d like to see them!” 

[via HoneyLovers Larry & Leslie Austin traveling through China]

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HoneyLove School Outreach @ Rancho Vista Elementary School ? 72 kids!! 

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HoneyLove Pollinator Party @ LUSH Cosmetics
(Santa Monica – Third St Promenade)

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WATCH: Michael Bush on Treatment-Free Beekeeping via HoneyLove.org

[Visit HoneyLove’s YouTube channel to view all 5 videos from this series]

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