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VIDEO: Share the Buzz via Whole Foods Market

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NATIVE BEES

1. Macropis nuda.
2. Agapostemon texanus. US sweat bee
3. Peponapis pruinosa. Squash and gourd bees
4. Bombus impatiens. The Impatient Bumble Bee
5. Osmia lignaria. The Blue Orchard Bee
6. Hylaeus sp.
7. Habropoda laboriosa. The Southeastern Blueberry Bee
8. Xylocopa varipuncta. The Valley Carpenter Bee
9. Bombus morrisoni. Morisson’s bumble bee
10. Perdita minima.
11. Xylocopa virginica. Eastern Carpenter Bee
12. Bombus vosnessenskii.
13. Bombus affinis.
14. Megachile sp. Leafcutter bees
15. Andrena cornelli. Miner bees
16. Anthophora centriformis. Digger bees, or anthophorids
17. Nomada sp. The Wandering Cuckoo Bee
18. Augochorella pomoniella. Sweat bees

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[via teetoo] “Bumblebee on a blue lupin in my garden”

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The Implications by Rick Bursky 
Published in “The Gettysburg Review” Summer 2012 
 

“The man at the entrance to the alley was not stung.
The three eyes of a bee see the world their own way.”


[Bees have three simple eyes, and two compound eyes. This allows bees to detect polarized light — something human beings cannot do. -
science.howstuffworks.com]

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“The honey bee is a vital pollinator of important New Jersey crops, such as blueberries, apples, cranberries, cucumbers, squash and pumpkins… Having beehives in an urban setting, such as on the roof of the Hyatt, enhances backyard gardens in the surrounding area and provides honey that can possibly help neighboring allergy sufferers.”-New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher

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Click here to read more about the Hyatt’s bees!!

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PHOTOS: Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase
HoneyLove booth @ “Showcase Central” April 21, 2012

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VIDEO: Made by Hand / No 3 The Beekeeper

Local farmer Megan Paska has witnessed beekeeping as it morphed from an illegal (and possibly crazy) habit to a sustainable, community-supported skill. Mirroring beekeeping’s own ascendance, she found more than just a living: “This is the first time in my life when I’ve just felt absolutely on the right path.”

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HoneyLove Rescue: Construction site in Beverly Hills, CA
- 01/25/12

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HoneyLove Sanctuary
- January 22, 2012

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