We have an apiary to call attention to environmental stewardship and to be mindful of how we can take care of our environment so it can continue to take care of us. The bees work together as a community to take care of each other, and we follow their example as we take care of them. Our all-volunteer bee stewards or neighbors and church members are gathered together with the common goal of protecting these precious pollinators.


Join the Hive

You can meet the bees yourself! Come bee a part of our apiary community as a regular volunteer or just visit to see in person how amazing they truly are. Reservations are required and all beekeeping equipment is supplied.

Our tiny friends are fascinating creatures and we are always learning something new from them. Come see for yourself!

Follow Our Bees

Winter Candy

During the fall and winter, our main focus is on monitoring our bee’s health and food supply. We do this by tracking weather patterns, testing for pests and inspecting the apiary. We have stopped weekly hive inspections and have replace them with limited observations when weather permits. The unusually warm and dry fall has set…

Fall Chores

Fall is in full swing with ragweed, fall aster and goldenrod in bloom.  October 25 is the average date of first frost.  The bees are raising the last brood they will until after the winter solstice in late December.  The bees being born now have special larger fat reserves and will live 4 – 6…

Persistent Pests

For the past three weeks we have been treating our hives for Varroa Mites with Oxalic Acid vaporization.  We have also been using “Swiffer” sheets to entrap and remove small hive beetles that have exploded on population.  For our efforts so far, we have managed to stabilize and make small gains against the Varroa and…