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.”