Courtesy image of Robert MacKimmie of City Bees.


Are you worried about bee colony collapse? Wondering how we can nurture the nature of honey-producing bees in our own Bay Area?

​At a free public event hosted by the Outdoor Art Club on Thursday, Feb. 2,   Robert MacKimmie, a San Francisco-based urban beekeeper whose City Bees has installed beehives in backyards, gardens an sparks all over the Bay Area will teach attendees how beekeepers are doing their ecological duty by aiding the workings of nature.  

“Without assisting the bees,” MacKimmie says, “the blooming of the flowers and trees would be like musicians dressing up for the symphony, only to find no audience.”

Come discover the importance of honeybees, pollination and the protocols of bee etiquette. Find out what makes bees thrive and Bay Area honey a sustainable, eclectic world of sweet possibilities.

The 411: City Bees‘ beekeeper Robert MacKimmie speak at a free event at the Outdoor Art Club, 1 West Blithedale Ave., at 1pm on Thursday, Feb. 2.

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