• Most of East Oakland is considered a “food desert” by the USDA with only two grocery stores within three miles providing limited fresh produce. Honeybee Conservancy provided bees in 2016 to Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project’s quarter-acre organic farm, which produces food for local residents. Photo courtesy of Farmer Veteran Coalition

    Announcing the Sponsor-A-Hive bee grant recipients

    We launched the Sponsor-A-Hive bee grant in 2015 with a simple idea – strategically place honey and solitary bees in locations where they can bolster bee populations, advance education and pollinate locally grown food. To qualify for the Sponsor-A-Hive bee grant, nonprofits go through a comprehensive application and evaluation process.  From this broad group of […]

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