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LATEST NEWS AND UPDATES

 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! 
SAP

ONE BOOK ONE MARIN LECTURE SERIES: 
Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping classes!

PLANET BEE TEAMS UP WITH SAN FRANCISCO
STATE UNIVERSIY, THE GREAT SUNFLOWER Slide Ranch logoPROJECT & 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.

PLANET BEE TEAMS UP WITH
WHOLE FOODS MARKET 
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:
Bill gave repeat performance of last year's hugely successful introductory workshop"Become a Backyard Bee Keeper" at the Marin Home and Garden Expo, located at the Marin Civic Center located in San Rafael, CA. 


 Marin Bee Company in the Press

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE FEATURES US AGAIN 
in  the "Honey Bee Chronicles" 


  CUSTOMER NICOLE
  P
ERULLO  MAKES A 
NATIONAL SPLASH 
  IN THE USA TODAY 
in
 her fight to keep her
backyard beehive.
Watch the video!


SUNSET MAGAZINE VISITS OUR HONEY SPINNING WORKSHOP ON THE GOOGLE CAMPUS:

NBC BAY AREA NEWS
reports about our innovative program at Google.    

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS
writes a fabulous article about the Marin Bee Company  

THE MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL TELLS OUR STORY!