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Be a David in a world of Goliaths

June 6, 2017

Last week we received over 20 letters from a 4th grade class in Durham, NC that we visited this past fall to teach about honey bees and sustainability. Ms. Fussell,…

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A School Buzzing with Excitement

January 26, 2017

Trinity Yard School Bee Day We just finished our big bee day at Trinity Yard School in Cape Three Points, Ghana. We started working with the students at 8:30am and…

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Doing our homework

January 24, 2017

Our first “bee” agenda item was to stop on the way to Cape Three Points in a village called Salt Pond. We coordinated with the owner of a local honey…

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Why Ghana?….. and what next?

January 24, 2017

A bit of background on this trip to Ghana…the Bee Downtown Foundation has always done work in local school systems, but about 7 months ago I was introduced to a…

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Bee Downtown Goes to Ghana!

January 24, 2017

I have always loved the famous quote from Gandhi, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” From childhood, these words have spoken to me and have made…

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Give the Gift of Education

December 27, 2016

After two and a half wonderful years of our nonprofit leg being in a fiscal sponsorship with Abundance, NC, Bee Downtown Foundation has taken the leap to become its own…

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4 Ways To Be A Better Beekeeper

December 27, 2016

I can say without a doubt in my mind that this is one of the most magical times of the year. Sometimes I find it hard to describe, but there…

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Late Summer: Bees Search for Food

September 19, 2016

American Tobacco Apiary Goes on a Summer Vacation For honey bees, peak summer– July and early August– is termed “The Dearth”. The ominus name is used to describe when nectar…

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On the Verge

August 16, 2016

On the VERGE of Something Great! In just two weeks, Bee Downtown is jetsetting to Santa Clara, California to the 2016 GreenBiz Verge Conference to pitch our business concept to…

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Bee City USA

August 16, 2016

For the City of Durham, the Summer Solstice Marked So Much More Than Just the Longest Day of the Year A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING DURHAM, NC A BEE CITY USA  …

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