Check out this great video and article from the Register-Guard about the volunteer work we are doing in schools:
Full Article With Video
A portion of the proceeds from the upcoming Benefit for Bees as well as from your generous donations go to continuing our ability to volunteer in community schools.
Zipper pulls are $6.00 each and come in a variety of colors and pollinators.
If you contact us to make a mail order, please specify which pollinator you are ordering.
Healthy Bees = Healthy Gardens can now receive tax deductible donations!
For details see our Donations page.
Thank you for your support & for helping protect our precious pollinators!!
Here is a sampling of some of the locally made jewelry we will have available at the Holiday Market December 6th and 7th! You can also always contact us to have an order shipped as a gift! (shipping extra) Please contact us if you have any questions about our bee products which are all hand made in the USA by Jen.
Wine Tags $20 Per Set
Pollinators, flowers & colors may vary per order as there are many different designs & only 4 wine tags per order.
Check back – zipper pulls coming soon!
12/13/14: Save the date for the “Benefit For Bees”: noon-4pm at Cozmic Pizza!
Click to see more information: Benefit For Bees
Visit Healthy Bees = Healthy Gardens at the Holiday Market December 6&7 th at the fairgrounds.
Please come visit us & taste our award winning healthy honey from Eugene’s Pesticide- Free neighborhoods.
You can support our program by buying our honey, bee jewelry, other bee gifts, & by signing our Honey Bee Friend Pledge.
We will be located at the fairgrounds in the Winter Room – which is the craft room inside & off to the right of the main entrance.
Thanks for your support!
Hope to see you there!
If you are interested in becoming a beekeeper but don’t know where to start then this is the class for you! In this fun, interactive class you will learn how:
- To build your own Langstroth beehive.
- To safely care for your honeybees.
- Provide food for your bees by planting a pollinator garden.
Workshops are held at Emerald Park: 1400 Lake Drive Eugene
Mondays: 7-8:30 pm from 3/31 – 4/21
5th class will be on a Saturday in May at Jen’s home to inspect multiple beehives and learn about planting pollinator gardens!
For more information or questions email Jen Hornaday: firstname.lastname@example.org
To register call River Road Park District at 541-688-4052.
Download this flyer as a PDF
Please join us on Saturday, March 15 for our next meeting. Healthy Bees = Healthy Gardens will be there with stickers, signs and honey; Bruce Newhouse will speak about how you can help provide habitat and food for native pollinators; and, we’ll have a film screening and lots of other resources on pollinators and pesticides.
More details to follow!
We’re proud to say that Healthy Bees = Healthy Gardens was recently presented with the 2013 Rachel Carson Award! The award is given annually by the Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP) to community members who have worked to significantly reduce pesticide use in their community. Here’s what they had to say about it: NCAP 2013 Rachel Carson Award
It’s an honor to receive the award, and we are grateful! We’re also looking forward to working more with NCAP as we continue our work to protect bees by eliminating pesticide use. Thanks everyone!
Healthy Bees = Healthy Gardens wants you to come show your support for bees & healthy spaces! Join us in Washington Park from 12 – 3pm on Sunday, August 25 for food, fun, and activities all designed to show what you can do to help our community and save the bees! This event is free and also includes:
- Honey tasting (all from local hives!),
- Info session with Bill Wood all about Warré beehives,
- Native plant tour by Bruce Newhouse,
- “Transforming Suburbia” talk by Jan Spencer,
- Info and action opportunities from organizations like:
Oregon Sustainable Beekeepers
Lane County Beekeepers Association
Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides
and Glory Bee Foods
- Snacks by Toby’s & Carmen’s, music and more!
For more information, please contact Jen Hornaday at email@example.com!