PLANET BEE FOUNDATION NOW WORKS WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Alice Fong Yu School has implemented our nonprofit environmental stewardship program and has a campus hive!
SAP joins in with our Corporate Program with campus beehives, beekeeping lessons and honey spinning!
PLANET BEE TEAMS UP WITH SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSIY, THE GREAT SUNFLOWER PROJECT & THE ZOMBEEWATCH PROJECT in a collaborative effort to bring beekeeping to the community.Our interns have worked at Ranch's summer camp and Public Schools in Marin and San Francisco to teach children about bees and incorporate the citizen scientist programs above into the lessons.
ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND RECOMMENDED OUR ADOPT-A-HIVE PROGRAM
Scroll down to page 12 of the Summer 2012 Newsletter and read a great article about backyard beekeeping, "Help keepthe Hive Alive:How bees can flourish in your own backyard." EDF recommends our Adopt-a-Hive Program where we donate and maintain hives for non-profits and schools.
We are teaming up with Novato Whole Foods Market to present a free year-long community workshop series on
, "The Basics of Backyard Beekeeping" at the Novato Whole Foods Market patio garden, located at 90 DeLong Ave in Novato
INTEL CORPORATION GETS 5 BEEHIVES ON THEIR SACRAMENTO CAMPUS - We installed 5 beehives on the Intel campus in May. Link here to read about how their bees are doing.
HOMEWARD BOUND OF MARIN FUNDRAISER: We continue our work with one of our favorite non-profit recipients.
GOOGLE HIVES: We continue our Corporate Program as well as collaborating with the ZombeeWatch Project at SFSU student interns who do research on the Google Beehives.
ACTA NON VERBA BENEFIT was a huge success. We raised over $400 for their youth grades
K-8 urban farm program, we love Acta Non Verba!
WE HAD A BLAST AT EARTH DAY SF in San Francisco, CA. As usual, Bill's introductory talk,
"Backyard Beekeeping for Beginners" was the highlight of the fair!
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE HIVES:
We taught bee keeping to reporters Deb Wandell and Meredith May from The San Francisco Chronicle
through their roof top hives downtown. Read the monthly column "Honey Bee Chronicles" from the Sunday Home and Garden Section, or their Facebook page with the same name.
MARIN HOME AND GARDEN EXPO:
Marin Bee Company in the Press
PERULLO MAKES A
IN THE USA TODAY
in her fight to keep her
Watch the video!
THE MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL TELLS OUR STORY!