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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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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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Youth Fishing Club 2015

2015 Fishing Club Schedule Fishing Club will be on Friday afternoons from 1-3pm. It will begin and end at Evelyn K. Davis Park (1400 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314). Date Event Notes Volunteers 6/05 Introduction Rules, Casting, Knot Tying 6/12 Fishing Trip Raccoon River Park 6/19 Fishing Trip New Life Center Pond 6/26 Special […]

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Forest Ave Orchard March Update

Orchard Friends, We had another incredible meeting this past Monday!  Each of the Teams gave updates on all that they are working on! You can access the meeting notes online by clicking here. Highlights:                Orchard Mission Statement: Our Mission is to empower the community through growing food and relationships at this “Jewel” in the […]

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