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Queen of the Hive

The sun has been shining, the birds have been chirping, and the bees have been busy at work. As we opened up the hives to inspect them, we witnessed the bees hard work. Sadly, this work is not being done in the honey super, rather all of the building of honey comb is only happening in […]

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Video Tour: Forest Ave Community Orchard in Riverbend

Hey Everyone! We have made significant progress in building the Forest Ave Community Orchard this summer. Here is a short video tour of the orchard so you can see all the progress we have made!  

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Busy Bees

Opening up the hives the other day, we found that that the hives were in pretty good shape. Even if they do not produce a lot of honey Ralph said they would survive the winter. There was no honey on the honey supers that we put in the other week, but there wasn’t a shortage […]

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Just Another Day With The Bees

June 15, 2016 Opening the beehives today proved to bring positive feedback from the hives, discovering all three hives have queens and are viable to produce this year. Ralph had introduced a caged queen into one of the hives that was queenless. This queen came in a small cage with a candy like paste seal, […]

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Beekeeping – Through the Eyes of an Intern

Hello all! This summer we have an intern from Dordt College, named Cheyanne. She will be learning the basics of beekeeping. Throughout the summer, she will participate in all the hive checks and treatments of the bees, and write short snippets about what she has observed and learned. Here is her first post:   May […]

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Rain Barrels!

Forest Ave Outreach Rain Barrels Instructions. Summer Sustainability Program.

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Weekly Review in Pics (6/28-7/4)

See what we have been up to this week at Forest Ave Outreach!

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Weekly Review in Pics June 27th

See what we have been up to this week!!!

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Youth Entrepreneur Training Program Begins!

Neighborhood Youth ‘LEARN 2 EARN’

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JUNE 21 Weekly Review in Pics

Check out what this past week looked like at Forest Ave Outreach!

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